Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
Our program areas include:
Agriculture and Natural Resources
The Monroe County Extension office is your gateway to the resources of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. We offer educational resources and programs that help clients be more successful in their agricultural pursuits.
We provide testing services for:
Feed & Forage
Family and Consumer Sciences
UGA FACS provides programming and educational resources on:
Chronic Disease Prevention/Healthy Lifestyles
Economic Well-being for Individuals and Families
Food Safety and Preservation
Healthy, Safe and Affordable Housing Environments
Positive Development for Individuals, Families and Communities
Monroe County's FACS Agent's focus is on Chronic Disease Prevention/Healthy Lifestyles and Food Safety and Preservation.
4-H and Youth Development
Monroe County 4-H provides programs for students grades 5-12 including:
Cloverleaf Class Club Meetings
Cotton Boll Consumer Judging
Horse Team - Judging and Quiz Bowl
Junior/Senior Leadership Council
Livestock Judging and Show Teams
S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team