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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
  • Smart Irrigation App Smart Irrigation App link Pecan producers could increase yields by using a smart irrigation app to save water. By Clint Thompson | Published: 11/13/2019
  • Wildlife Contest Wildlife Contest link Students learn critical thinking skills, science, life skills through wildlife program. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 11/1/2019
  • Talbot Team Talbot Team link Nutrition educator and 4-H leader join UGA Extension team in Talbot County. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 11/8/2019
  • October Climate October Climate link October's warm, wet weather helped ease Georgia's late summer drought. By Pam Knox | Published: 11/7/2019
  • Ambrosia Beetles Ambrosia Beetles link Entomologists aim to eradicate problems created by ambrosia beetles on pecan, ornamental and fruit trees. By Maria Sellers | Published: 11/4/2019
  • Mole Control Mole Control link Fall is white grub hatching time and moles love to dig for grubs. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 10/31/2019
  • Peach Production Peach Production link Even during the off-season for peach production, mature trees need approximately 15 gallons of water per tree every day. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/30/2019
  • Hay Contest Hay Contest link All of the winners were announced at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, on Oct. 15. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/29/2019
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Upcoming Extension Events Across the State
  • Nov 16 - Nov 17 Junior Conference for 6-8th graders Junior Conference for 6-8th graders Eatonton, GA - (123.0 Miles)
  • Nov 16 Fall Sheep & Goat Field Day Participants will be able to participate in lecture and hands-on sessions: Lecture sessions include: -Feeding and finishing winter lambs -Multi-species grazing -Reproductive management -Conducting your own fecal egg counts Hands-on sessions include: -CIDRs -Vaccinations -Conformation -Body Condition Scoring -Hoof Trimming -Working with herding dogs Fort Valley, GA - (146.0 Miles)
  • Nov 18 - Nov 19 Manager ServSafe Training UGA Sumter County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Americus, GA - (172.0 Miles)
  • Nov 18 - Nov 19 Manager ServSafe Training 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. Americus, GA - (172.0 Miles)
  • Nov 19 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging-Conyers Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging-Conyers Ebenezer Road Southwest, GA - (79.0 Miles)
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