UGA Extension Office


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
  • Farm Tours link UGA research farms open their gates for public farm tours this month. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/13/2019
  • Nostoc Algae link Too much water can make Nostoc algae flourish and turfgrass suffer. By Clint Waltz | 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
  • Peach Pest link SSARE-funded study shows less oil can control San Jose scale on peaches. By Candace M. Pollock-Moore | Published: 6/6/2019
  • Online Training link Pest control, landscape management among topics UGA teaches through webinars. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/11/2019
  • 'Skeeter' Season link Fight mosquitoes by removing standing water in old tires, buckets and planters. By Elmer Gray | Published: 6/11/2019
  • Downy Mildew link All of Georgia's cucurbit crops are susceptible to downy mildew, which can affect plants' foliage and cause the leaves to curl and die. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/4/2019
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Upcoming Extension Events Across the State
  • Jun 10 - Jun 15 Georgia 4-H State Horse Show Georgia 4-H State Horse Show Perry, GA Perry, GA - (159.0 Miles)
  • Jun 15 Clovers & Co. Auditions Since 1981, Clovers and Co. has performed its high energy show for 4-H events, civic groups, and state and national conventions. Each year a cast comprised of singers, dancers, instrumentalists, and stagehands participate in this outstanding performing arts opportunity. Eatonton, GA - (123.0 Miles)
  • 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)
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