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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.

**ATTENTION:

Due to Harris County schools being closed until April 6, ALL 4-H activities, club meetings, shooting sport activities including practices, etc. will be cancelled until school resumes on April 6.

All summer camps are still on. No changes, if any, will be decided upon until a later date.    

Egg Candling Class Cancelled

Due to the health and safety of our clients, we have postponed the egg candling class that was scheduled for March 19. We will post the new date when it is rescheduled.

 

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.

Disaster Preparation & Recovery

A direct link is https://t.uga.edu/3wF. Additionally, there are stories about hurricane preparedness, emergency food, and emergency preparedness that are helpful.

Natural Disasters in Georgia Natural disasters generally happen suddenly, leaving us with little time to prepare. To help the citizens of Georgia prepare for natural disasters before they occur, the Natural Disasters website provides valuable, and possibly life-saving, information on floods, hurricanes, drought and other natural disasters.

Anyone may fall victim to disasters, such as fires, flooding, severe storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, etc. The best thing you can do is be prepared before. It will help with recovery after the disaster. Visit the University of Georgia Preparation Tips & Resources web page for more information.


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