UGA Extension Office


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

COVID-19 Resources

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Due to the COVID-19 situation, our local County Extension office is currently closed to public walk-in traffic only. Nevertheless, our ANR, FACS and 4-H staff are still available to assist you by phone or email during normal business hours, Monday—Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Please call 678.377.4010 and leave a message, and we will return your call as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we strive to offer our services while keeping you and our employees safe and healthy.

A Message from the ANR Staff

UGA Extension Gwinnett offices are closed to walk-in traffic due to COVID-19. All soil, water and feed samples should be submitted directly to the UGA soil and water labs by the customer. For specific directions on how to do so, please call 678.377.4010 or contact one of the ANR staff below:

The UGA plant disease lab is now open for homeowner and commercial assistance. Please call or email one of the above experts for specific instructions on how to submit samples remotely.

Please contact us at 678.377.4010, or one of the above emails, for all other horticultural questions. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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.


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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