UGA Extension Office


The mission of Mitchell County Extension is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in their local communities through their county Extension offices. 
In the Mitchell County Extension office, we are fortunate to have three agents and offer programming in:
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
Some of our services include:
  • Soil and Water Testing
  • Pesticide Licensing
  • Research-Based Crop Production Updates and Meetings
  • 4-H Programs and Summer Camps
  • Health and Food Safety Programs
Browse our website to learn more about programs provided by UGA Extension and what programs are offered in Mitchell County!

Upcoming Events
  • Jun 27 Landscape Update Topics to be covered: ~ Pesticides & Pesticide Safety ~ Watering Principles for Establishment and Maintenance ~ Hands-on Irrigation System Components ~ Irrigation Maintenance ~ Safety & Equipment ~ Turf Maintenance Pesticide credits: CAT. 10-Private(2), CAT.24-Ornamentals & Turf (5), CAT.26-Aquatic (2), CAT.27-Right of Way (2)
    • Albany, GA - (25.0 Miles)
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