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Get educated about Coronavirus (COVID-19): The CDC and USDA offer the latest guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus and answers to many questions. UGA provides information about health, travel, emergency preparedness and campus operations through their website. UGA Extension offers resources on sanitizing your home, hand washing, emergency food supplies, and keeping farm operations running.

The UGA Haralson County Extension Office is temporarily closed to the public until further notice. The Extension Staff are still working and available by phone or email at 770-646-2026 or uge2143@uga.edu.

Staff emails:

Dorothea Graham - dholt@uga.edu  - 4-H Agent/ CEC

Maryssa D. Foley - mdavis92@uga.edu - AG Educator

Jan Hooten - Jan229@uga.edu - Administrative Assistant

Rylee Sharpton - rylee.sharpton@uga.edu - 4-H Program Assistant

 


Mission

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

What is Extension and what an we do to help you?

A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. UGA Cooperative Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia's economy strong and making life better for Georgians.

Objective

The objective of UGA Extension Haralson County is to respond to citizens' needs and interest in agriculture and natural resources, families4-H and youth through education and information. 

UGA Extension Haralson County, backed by the resources of Haralson County, the University of Georgia, and the United States Department of Agriculture, provides educational programs, information, and actual assistance to citizens of the county.  Education and information is also provided to citizens by telephone consultation, site visits, newsletters, news articles, and collaboration with other community agencies.  Publications and lab services are other delivery methods for education and information to citizens.

UGA Extension offers educational programs, assistance and materials to all people without regard to race, color, natural origin, age, sex or disability. An equal oportunity/affirmative action organization committed to a diverse work force.  

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Extension News
Healthy Homes
Healthy Homes From which disinfectants to use to how to properly wash your hands, UGA scientists cover the bases on COVID-19 concerns. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn | Published: 3/26/2020
Takeout Safer
Takeout Safer Foodborne exposure to virus is not a route of transmission, FDA says. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell | Published: 3/26/2020
Cotton Market
Cotton Market Producers urged to pay close attention to the market, strategize on cost-cutting and improving productivity. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell, Yangxuan Liu | Published: 3/24/2020
Daily Lessons
Daily Lessons Lessons are being emailed to students daily from Georgia 4-H educators. By Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Laurel L Dunn, Cal Powell, Yangxuan Liu, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 3/24/2020
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