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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
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
  • 4-H Week link Georgia has one of the largest state 4-H programs in the country. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 9/17/2019
  • Whitefly Management link USDA grant provides funding for researchers at three different institutions: UGA, Fort Valley State University and USDA-ARS. By Clint Thompson | Published: 9/13/2019
  • Land Judging link Liberty County Senior Team to represent Georgia at the 2020 National Land Judging Competition. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/29/2019
  • Burtons Honored link Longtime supporters remember counting down the days until Georgia 4-H camp. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 9/12/2019
  • Durham Field Day link Landscapers and homeowners are invited to learn the latest research on new ornamentals and their care. By Chad Cain | Published: 9/11/2019
  • Live from the Lab link CAES scientists talk life science and its impact on Live from the Lab. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 9/11/2019
  • Campus Arboretum link New website provides insight into the arboreal wonders of UGA's campus. By Chad Cain | Published: 9/12/2019
  • Soil Scientist link Henry Sintim was hired Aug. 1 to coordinate UGA research on row crops like corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans. By Clint Thompson | Published: 9/9/2019
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Upcoming Extension Events Across the State
  • Sep 19 - Sep 20 SRTLC - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference The Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference (SRTLC) is the first-of-its-kind, multi-state 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower and inspire them to make a positive change across the Southern Region through leadership development and youth-adult partnerships. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/citizenship/military-programs/schedule-of-events/southern-region-teen-leadership-conference/ Crossville, GA - (94.0 Miles)
  • Sep 19 ServSafe® Manager Certification Course and Exam The 2-Day ServSafe® program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to foodservice managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). Swainsboro, GA - (201.0 Miles)
  • Sep 19 Artificial Insemination for Cattle Workshop Participants will develop a better understanding of artificial insemination of cattle through lecture and hands-on sessions during the workshop. Topics Include: -Artificial Insemination Process -Preparing cattle for Artificial Insemination -Equipment -Frequent AI Problems Hands-On Sections Include: -Practice on reproductive tracts -Preparing semen straws and testing viability -Insemination of live cattle Concord, GA - (101.0 Miles)
  • Sep 19 Super Science FUN! Young children are naturally curious. In their pursuit of knowledge and to find out “why”, they experiment in many ways. This course promotes setting up developmentally appropriate science centers. Watkinsville, GA - (99.0 Miles)
  • Sep 21 - Sep 22 Communications & Technology Team Retreat The Georgia 4-H Communications & Technology Team members are invited to a weekend retreat to complete projects in the areas of photography, videography, podcasting, computer graphics, and GPS/GIS. Eatonton, GA - (123.0 Miles)
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