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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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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.

Extension News
Summer food safety
Summer food safety Food safety is as important when grilling and serving food outdoors as it is in the kitchen. By Elizabeth L. Andress | Published: 7/2/2020
VITA 2020
VITA 2020 UGA students use tax preparation classroom experience to help Georgians. By Cal Powell | Published: 7/1/2020
Blueberry Fungus
Blueberry Fungus Some of the most popular blueberry varieties for Georgia are known to be highly susceptible to "mummy berry" disease. By Paul Pugliese | Published: 6/30/2020
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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 4 - Aug 5 Manager ServSafe Training UGA Sumter County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The training is from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, both days. $140.00 Americus, GA - (59.0 Miles)
  • Aug 19 - Aug 20 Southwest District 4-H Update Staff Training Tifton, GA - (44.0 Miles)
  • Sep 8 - Sep 9 Southwest Forestry Field Day 4-H Event Albany, GA - (26.0 Miles)
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Contact the Mitchell County Extension Coordinator
Brian Hayes
Brian Hayes Agriculture & Natural Resources hayesbw@uga.edu 229-336-2066