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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.

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Make sure to check out some of our updates on 4-H Youth Development!


 

 

 

4-H Clover Sprouts Club

Registration is open for 4-H Clover Sprouts Club.

Excited about the activities for this virtual club! So much fun you don't want your child to miss. Supply list and Zoom code will be emailed prior to meetings.

Club meets on Zoom 4:00-5:00 p.m. on these dates:

  • Tues., October 5: Welcome to the Pumpkin Patch
  • Tues., November 9: Look in the Stars
  • Tues., December 7: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Membership is free, K-6th graders.

Register online


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4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Create at home and enter online. Open to Grades K-12. Entry form with photo upload of student and pumpkin is due by 5:00 p.m. on October 27th.

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded for each grade level in each of three categories: Carved, Painted and Holiday Theme.

Enter the Contest


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4-H Pecan Fundraiser

$12/pound halves

Order from a 4-H student or our office. Phone orders can pay by credit/debit card at (706) 628-4824.

Fundraiser ends October 22, 2021.


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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.

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 Gardens, Wild Animal Safari, FDR State Park, and enjoy riding through the rural areas of beautiful Harris County.

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


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