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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
  • MyIPM App link MyIPM app helps fruit growers manage pests. By Denise M Hatcher | Published: 6/18/2019
  • Nostoc Algae link Too much water can make Nostoc algae flourish and turfgrass suffer. By Clint Waltz | Published: 6/13/2019
  • 4-H2O Camp link Three-day camp educates Georgia 4-H students about importance of water as a natural resource. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/18/2019
  • Sunscalding link UGA Extension urges growers to rotate chemical applications consisting of calcium nitrate to protect their crops from the sun. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/14/2019
  • Centennial History link The 206-page book chronicles the history of the UGA Tifton campus back to its origin as the Coastal Plain Experiment Station. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/17/2019
  • Farm Tours link UGA research farms open their gates for public farm tours this month. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/13/2019
  • Metro Markets link Mobile markets bring produce and cooking lessons to metro Fulton and DeKalb county neighborhoods. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/13/2019
  • Hep A Threat link Frozen berries recalled because of potential hepatitis A health risk. By Elizabeth L. Andress | Published: 6/12/2019
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Upcoming Extension Events Across the State
  • Jun 21 - Jun 23 State 4-H Council State 4-H Council Eatonton, GA - (123.0 Miles)
  • Jun 25 Food Preservation Class- Pickling and Fermentation Planning on Canning? Join us to learn more about water bath canning and how to safely can your favorite pickle recipes and proper practices in fermentation. This hands-on learning experience allows you to can your own jar along with recipes and ideas to take home. Gainesville, GA - (66.0 Miles)
  • Jun 27 Instant Success! Electronic Programmable Pressure Cookers Electronic Programmable Pressure Cookers (EPPCs) such as the "Instant Pot" have been one of the most popular kitchen appliances to come on the market in recent years. Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Barbara Worley will demonstrate how to use yours safely and discuss food safety concerns. Recipes will be shared as well as demonstrated. Cumming, GA - (48.0 Miles)
  • Jul 7 - Jul 10 4-H State Officer Training An intensive training program to orient the newly-elected Georgia 4-H State Board of Directors to their duties and expectations while helping them continue to develop their leadership and life skills. Athens, GA - (98.0 Miles)
  • Jul 10 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the importance of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, portion control to prevent weight gain, and more. Ellijay, GA - (28.0 Miles)
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