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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Normal Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8a.m.-12; 1p.m.-5p.m.

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed



COVID-19 Update: 7/07/20

Our office is currently open, however, we are following the below guidelines for the safety of our clients and staff: 

  • Only one person is permitted to enter the office at a time 
  • Facemasks are required for entry
  • Please do not enter if you feel ill 
  • Please maintain a distance of 6ft from others while inside the building

 Thank you for your understanding. Please call our office to determine how we can best meet your needs.

 

CARES Act Funding Information for Small Businesses

Governor Brian P. Kemp and the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provided an overview of the funding allocated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This critical funding will help small businesses keep workers employed during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Find more information about the CARES Act in the links below.

https://www.georgiasbdc.org/georgia-small-business-recovery/

https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2020-04-02/gov-kemp-university-georgias-sbdc-provide-overview-cares-act-funding

 

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Agriculture & Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

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Contact Us 


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  • Advancing Georgia's Leaders Advancing Georgia's Leaders A program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, AGL is designed to educate and empower agriculture professionals to be dynamic industry leaders. By Leslie Matos | Published: 10/20/2021
  • Rock Eagle Chapel Rock Eagle Chapel Nearly destroyed by fire in 2019, the Rock Eagle Chapel at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center was restored with the help of generous donations from supporters. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 10/19/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 21 ServSafe 2-day Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • McDonough, GA - (220.0 Miles)
  • Oct 21 - Oct 29 Right Bite for Diabetes Cooking School Join us for a virtual, 4-lesson series in October as we discuss how you can control your diabetes through healthy food selection and preparation methods. There is no cost to attend this series. Registration is required. OCTOBER 21, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 22, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 28, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 29, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Virtual Event
  • Oct 21 UGA Extension Master Small Ruminant Series: Class 4 - Insect Management and Predator Management This six session intensive series will involve lecture sessions on basic production schedules, reproduction, lambing and kidding, forage management, predator control, marketing, parasite management. In addition to the lecture sessions there will be one Saturday session where participants can handle sheep and goats in a safe environment so that they may learn hands-on low-stress handling techniques, hoof trimming, body condition scoring, record health data points, and practices FAMACHA scoring and obtain their certification. Class One - October 12, 2021 Topics: Forage Management and Grazing Systems Class Two - October 14, 2021 Topics: Herd Health Class Three - October 19, 2021 Topics: Reproduction and Kidding Class Four - October 21, 2021 Topics: Insect Management and Predator Management Class Five - October 26, 2021 Topics: Parasite Management and Fecal Egg Count Class Six - October 28, 2021 Topics: Marketing, Selling Locally, and Processing Hands-on Field Day – October 30, 2021
    • Thomaston, GA - (206.0 Miles)
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