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UGA Cooperative Extension is an outreach branch of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Family and Consumer Sciences and Georgia 4-H. 

We translate the science of everyday life for families, farmers and communities to foster a healthy and prosperous Georgia.

Our office serves the residents of Gordon County with unbiased, research-based education in the areas of agriculture, natural resources, family development, housing/home environment, and youth development.

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday - 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm


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State Extension News
  • Reducing Food Waste Reducing Food Waste Angelos Deltsidis researches what happens after the harvest. By Jordan Powers | Published: 1/26/2022
  • Meat Dawgs Meat Dawgs UGA Meat Judging Team has a strong showing after many years out of competition. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 1/25/2022
  • 2022 Flavor of Georgia 2022 Flavor of Georgia Registration is open to hopeful contestants for the 2022 Flavor of Georgia contest to be held April 21 in Athens. By Jordan Powers | Published: 1/24/2022
  • Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants The program launched in 2017, with a second round of grants in 2019, through a partnership between UGA Research and UGA Public Service and Outreach. By Allyson Mann | Published: 1/21/2022
  • Disease-Resistant Hybrids Disease-Resistant Hybrids CAES plant breeders use wild peanut genes to produce a more sustainable crop. By Allison Floyd | Published: 1/20/2022
  • Annual Weather Review Annual Weather Review Wet conditions in 2021 made fields difficult to enter and caused significant crop impacts. By Pam Knox | Published: 1/19/2022
  • Entrepreneurial Speaker Series Entrepreneurial Speaker Series This series will be global in scope, touching all facets of the business cycle, and will feature speakers at the forefront of their fields. By Jordan Powers | Published: 1/18/2022
  • National 4-H Winners National 4-H Winners Ben Hill County 4-H team swept the competition, earning the national championship in the Consumer Decision Making Contest at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado. By Josie Smith | Published: 1/17/2022
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Upcoming Extension Events Across the State
  • Jan 27 ServSafe® 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.
    • McDonough, GA - (88.0 Miles)
  • Jan 27 Care and Selection of Houseplants Come learn about plant selection, growing conditions and care and maintenance of indoor plants.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 28 January Hot Topics What is new and interesting in the world of horticulture
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 29 - Jan 30 State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl 4-H Livestock Event https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/quiz-bowl/
    • Eatonton, GA - (123.0 Miles)
  • Feb 1 2022 UGA Horse Owner's Webinar Series: Advanced Topics in Equine Health Management The 2022 UGA Horse Owner's Webinar Series: Advanced Topics in Equine Health Management starts on January 25th! Presentations will be held on Zoom, Tuesdays at 6:30PM from Jan 25-Feb 15th. Stereotypies and How to Manage Them Dr. Carissa Wickens, UF/IFAS Alternative Therapies for Equine Wellness Dr. Katie Ellis, UGA Veterinary School Maladies of the Equine GI Tract Dr. Amy Stewart, NC State Myth or Fact: Navigating Equine Supplements Robyn Stewart, M.S., UGA Cooperative Extension
    • Virtual Event
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