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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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What's happening in Mitchell County?

Browse our website to learn more about the programs offered by UGA Cooperative Extension in our community!


4-H Summer Camp
Agriculture in Mitchell County
24 7 tips for eating healthy, easy exercise and saving money at foodtalk.org
Georgia SAFE - Shooting Awareness Fun & Education
Walk Georgia - Move More. Live More.
Georgia 4-H
Soil samples
Household Water Quality
4-H Project Achievement
Eat Healthy. Be Active.

Fast Snaps
Fast Snaps Study found that the mechanism that drives the jaws of trap-jaw ants evolved independently several times in a single ant genus. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 3/2/2021
Growing Pains
Growing Pains UGA’s range of efforts supporting Georgia agriculture is a resource network that reaches virtually every county and crop in the state. By Paige Parvin | Published: 3/2/2021
Student Profile: Ivan Chapu
Student Profile: Ivan Chapu Ugandan graduate student Ivan Chapu has dedicated himself to adapting handheld sensors to help groundnut breeders generate resilient varieties that will help farmers to succeed. His passion for new technology led him in an unexpected direction – into a peanut field – where the Makerere University master’s student also discovered a love for research. By Cameron L. Miller | Published: 3/1/2021
Upcoming Events
  • Mar 27 - Mar 28 Cloverleaf Project Achievement 4-H Event
    • Douglasville, GA - (86.0 Miles)
  • Apr 20 - Apr 21 Area Poultry Judging-Tift County https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/
    • Tifton, GA - (44.0 Miles)
  • May 17 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
    • Cordele, GA - (57.0 Miles)
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Contact the Mitchell County Extension Coordinator
Brian Hayes
Brian Hayes Agriculture & Natural Resources hayesbw@uga.edu 229-336-2066