UGA Extension Office


The Lanier County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education. 

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Upcoming Events
Sep 30 From Homemade to Homerun Griffin, GA - (170.0 miles) A workshop on entering the canned food business. Transform your acidified homemade culinary creations and low-acid food products into thriving businesses. Gain knowledge, tools, and inspiration for success in local markets, online brands, and unique distribution channels.
Oct 1 - Oct 8 National 4-H Week Athens, GA - (201.0 miles) 4-H Events
Oct 3 - Oct 4 Cloverleaf Conference - (4th - 6th Grade) - Rock Eagle Eatonton, GA - (158.0 miles) In celebration of 4-H Week, this afternoon conference at Rock Eagle will include classes taught by Senior 4-H members, line dancing, a pizza party, a trip to the Canteen, and a lot of fun!
Oct 5 - Oct 15 Georgia National Fair Perry, GA - (103.0 miles) Georgia National Fair
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4-H Lifetime Achievement
4-H Lifetime Achievement UGA CAES, Law graduate Randy Nuckolls honored for a lifetime of dedication to Georgia 4-H. By Josie Smith, Cooper Hardy | Published: 9/27/2023
4-H State Congress
4-H State Congress State Congress features the state-level Project Achievement and Leadership in Action contests as well as recognition of youth development professionals, supporters and public officials for their contributions to the success of 4-H in Georgia. By Josie Smith | Published: 8/24/2023
New Viticulture Specialist
New Viticulture Specialist Sarah Lowder joined the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences this spring as the state’s only viticulturist, a position dedicated to providing the best methods for the cultivation and harvest of wine grapes. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 8/23/2023
Blueberry Breeding
Blueberry Breeding Georgia is well-known as the Peach State, but since 1949 plant breeders at the University of Georgia have been on a blue streak, bringing more than 50 blueberry varieties to market. By Jordan Powers | Published: 7/27/2023
Smokin Hot Garden
Smokin Hot Garden Although the heat in Georgia is brutal outside, there are many landscape plants that are in their glory this time of year. By Sheri Dorn | Published: 7/26/2023

UGA Website for Hurricane Resources

Here you'll find resources from UGA Extension and the land-grant universities to assist families and communities in dealing with damage from Hurricane Matthew.

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