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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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.

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


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State Extension News
  • Prestige Trap Prestige Trap Arjun Bhatt was recognized with the 2021 Nesbitt-Flatt Outstanding Senior Award. By Courtney Cameron | Published: 6/17/2021
  • Cicada Summer Cicada Summer Entomology graduate students headed deep into the north Georgia forest to search for 17-year cicadas. By Denise M Hatcher | Published: 6/15/2021
  • FST Head FST Head Singh will begin in this permanent role on August 1, leading a group of renowned faculty and staff members on UGA’s Athens and Griffin campuses. By Claire Sanders | Published: 6/15/2021
  • Adulting 101 Adulting 101 Virtual youth development series helps 4-H youth learn important life skills. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 6/14/2021
  • Global Citizen Global Citizen Lauren Pike understands the requirement for community, both locally and internationally. By Courtney Cameron | Published: 6/12/2021
  • Large Patch Large Patch Follow these best practices, which are easier and cheaper than using fungicides, to mitigate turf diseases like large patch in your lawn. By Tripp Williams | Published: 6/11/2021
  • Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer DSSAT is designed to better understand agricultural systems and environmental influences to make predictions that give farmers options for their crops. By Ashley N Biles | Published: 6/10/2021
  • Summer Tomatoes Summer Tomatoes Well-intentioned care can result in the common problems for the home gardener. By Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 6/9/2021
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Upcoming Extension Events Across the State
  • Jun 15 - Jun 19 Cloverleaf Camp Week 2 4-H Summer Camp
    • Eatonton, GA - (123.0 Miles)
  • Jun 21 - Jun 25 Cloverleaf Camp Week 3 4-H Summer Camp
    • Eatonton, GA - (123.0 Miles)
  • Jun 21 - Jun 22 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Extension Coweta 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 a five-year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes the coursebook, educational materials, instruction and exam. Pre-registration required. For additional information, and to register visit https://bit.ly/foodsafecoweta
    • Newnan, GA - (78.0 Miles)
  • Jun 23 2021 Home Food Preservation Series: Freezing Does food preservation give you cold feet? Warm up by learning new skills! Join us to learn the basics of freezing for safety and quality. Join us from 10:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern Time) on June 23, 2021 to learn about the basics of freezing for quality and safety through this webinar.. A hands on demonstration will be provided. This class is suitable for beginners.
    • Virtual Event
    • Waynesboro, GA - (195.0 Miles)
  • Jun 24 - Jun 25 ServSafe Food Protection Manager Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in Bartow county. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • Cartersville, GA - (22.0 Miles)
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