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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

 


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.


Upcoming Events
  • Jul 7 - Jul 10 Georgia Junior Beef Futurity 4-H Livestock Event https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/additional-opportunities-by-species/
    • Perry, GA - (75.0 Miles)
  • Jul 9 - Jul 10 4-H Day at the Atlanta Braves 4-H event
    • Atlanta, GA - (84.0 Miles)
  • Jul 11 The Equine Exchange Join Lincoln County UGA Extension for a monthly Lunch & Learn discussing hot topics in equine management. From pasture management to parasites and deworming, managing horses in heat, and other topics, this 45 minute program is designed for busy horse owners who want easy-to-apply, scientifically-backed management recommendations! Dates vary but typically first or second Monday of each month. Free & Virtual!
    • Virtual Event
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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.


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


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


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