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4-H Cloverleaf Summer Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center

2024 Harris County Speciality Camps


UGA Cooperative Extension Mission

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

The Harris County Extension office offers residents many agricultural services including but not limited to soil and water analysis along with in person consultations with our Ag Agent, educational publications and information on a wide array of homeowner, farmer and consumer topics. Free publications are available at our office or online. Through Harris County Extension we also have the 4-H Youth Development Program in which students 4th - 12th grade can participate in numerous 4-H activities. Our 4-H Agent and 4-H support staff provide educational club meetings and activities to 4-H'ers.


To learn more about Harris County visit the Chamber of Commerce and Harris County Government websites.


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Extension: What We Do

 

From online resources to in-person meetings and events, our expertise is second to none.

Our mission:
We deliver lifelong learning across the state through science-based programs and education in agriculture and the environment, family well-being, and 4-H youth.

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension faculty and staff are tackling some of the state's and world’s grand challenges - from combating diseases and securing a safe food supply to strengthening families, communities and economic growth. We deliver programs through three main program areas:

 

Agriculture and Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development


Upcoming Events
  • Feb 21 - Feb 25 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Georgia Junior National Livestock Show
    • Perry, GA - (75.0 Miles)
  • Feb 22 Homeowner Landscape Basics Lunch & Learn Get the lowdown on your landscape! Join us every 4th Thursday of the month from February to May for this free online program from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Get insights to make the most out of your landscape. Topics covered include: plant for the place, common landscape plants, pruning, & turf. Register for one session, or all four in the series!
    • Virtual Event
  • Feb 23 UGA Extension Henry County Category 24 Ornamental and Turf Licensing Exam Training UGA Extension Henry County is offering a program to help prepare those who are planning to take the Georgia Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam in Category 24 Ornamental and Turf to pass it. The workshop will cover the Ornamental and Turf Section and the Core Manual (General Standards Section). We will send you some informative handouts and a couple of practice exams.
    • McDonough, GA - (74.0 Miles)
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  • Well Connected Communities Well Connected Communities Extension’s Well Connected Communities initiative helps build diverse, multi-generational, cross-sector coalitions that can recognize and address systemic health inequities by intentionally forging connections, building capacity and taking action in these communities and across the Extension network. By Josie Smith | Published: 2/19/2024
  • Organic Food Safety Organic Food Safety UGA food scientists will survey farms in the Southeast to determine the risk of contamination in organic crops by different environmental pathogens. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/14/2024
  • Farm Again Farm Again The University of Georgia is working to assist Georgia veterans with service-based disabilities through its dynamic farming program, Farm Again. By Carlisa Johnson | Published: 2/13/2024
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121 N. Old College Street Hamilton, GA 31811
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Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Harris County has something to offer everyone. From our small farms, major manufacturing, and wonderful tourist destinations with much history you are sure to be captivated by the beauty of Harris County. Some places you don't want to miss include Callaway Garden Wild Animal Safari    FDR State Parkand enjoy riding through the rural areas of beautiful Harris County.

The Man O' War Railroad Recreation Trail carries the name of the famous racehorse and the diesel passenger train that once traveled through Pine Mountain between Columbia and Atlanta.

The trail conveniently begins in downtown Pine Mountain, where trail users can find parking, bike parking, and refreshments. It then travels along the converted railroad right-of-way sandwiched between US 27/ Main Street and Commerce Avenue. The trail goes through the town and out the southern end, peeling away from the road at about the mile mark, where it starts to become more shrouded with trees. The trail currently comes to an end along Mobley Rd, but further phases will see it expanded. Harris County had acquired 21 miles of unused railway for future conversion into trails.


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UGA Extension faculty and staff provide economic, environmental and quality-of-life impact throughout the state. Read their stories covered.