UGA Extension Gwinnett County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth. UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Gwinnett County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.
Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
Toxic Algae link Summer heat and dry weather set the stage for harmful algae in state's ponds.
Watermelon Contest link Walton County 4-H'er takes top prize with 135-pound watermelon.
Summer Drought link Dryland peanuts, which make up about half of Georgia's annual peanut crop, have been vulnerable to dry conditions this summer.