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About UGA Extension Gwinnett

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.

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.


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Monthly Garden and Landscape Tips

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Georgia Pesticide Licensing Exam Review


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  • UGA Plant Center
    UGA Plant Center Fueled by $26.8 million in sponsored awards in fiscal year 2023, University of Georgia Plant Center researchers are making enormous impact in their fields, contributing research like cutting-edge technologies that enable researchers to reengineer poplar trees for alternatives to petroleum-based products. By David Mitchell | Published: 7/12/2024
  • Roach or Palmetto Bug
    Roach or Palmetto Bug "Palmetto bug" is a regional term for several winged species of cockroach that are common in the Southeast. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 7/10/2024
  • Food law
    Food law An interest in food safety and regulatory law fueled a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences food science major's application to the University of Georgia School of Law. By Lillian Dickens | Published: 7/9/2024
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Extension Publications

  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Time Management: 10 Strategies for Better Time Management (C 1042) Learn 10 strategies for better time management, including knowing how to spend your time, setting priorities, using planning tools, getting organized, scheduling, delegating, and avoiding procrastinating, wasting time, and multitasking.
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Gwinnett 4-H has programs for 5th through 12th grades. We offer younger K-4 children the opportunity to participate in their own Cloverbud Council meetings.

4-H has started its new year! Currently we are offering 4-H programs in person. If you would like more information on how to join in our meetings and fun activities, please contact Brittany James at 678.377.4020 or email brittany.james@uga.edu

5th Grade Newsletter

6th-8th Grade Welcome Newsletter

6th-8th Grade Newsletter

High School 4-H Newsletter

Forestry Judging Team

Consumer Judging

Annual Poultry Judging

DPA Project Achievemen



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