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We have returned to our renovated office at 530 West Memorial Drive, Dallas, GA.  Come see us there!  


Paulding County UGA Extension links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Paulding County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. Paulding County UGA Extension helps citizens by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship
  • Family and Economic Well-Being

Upcoming Events
Sep 1 - Oct 26 Paulding County T-shirt Pre-Order Dallas, GA Show off your 4-H spirit with our 2019-2020 county t-shirt. Please complete the pre-order form and mail or bring in your payment to the Paulding County Extension Office located at 530 W Memorial Drive Dallas GA 30132. Please make checks payable to Paulding County 4-H. You may make a Visa/MasterCard payment in person or by phone at 770-443-7616. Our office hours are Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm, but note we are closed for lunch from 12 - 1 pm. NO PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE SCHOOLS! All t-shirts are adult sizes, small through XL $12, 2X - 5X are $14. Deadline for orders and payment is FRIDAY, October 25th at 5 pm. T-shirts will be available for office pick up in early December or delivered during January club meetings.
Sep 6 - Sep 20 Paulding BOC is accepting applications for Part Time 4-H Program Assistant Dallas, GA The Paulding County Extension 4-H office has a part time 4-H Program Assistant Position opening. Apply with the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, Human Resources by September 20 at 5 pm.
Sep 27 Paulding County Rivers Alive Stream Cleanup Dallas, GA Paulding County Cooperative Extension/4-H along with the City of Dallas and Keep Paulding Beautiful invite 4-H'ers to join us for our annual Rivers Alive Cleanup at White Oak Park on Friday, September 27 at 10 am. Meet to sign in at the pavilion. Parents are welcome to help with the cleanup as well! All volunteers, youth and adults, need to complete a medical release, photo release and liability waiver (this form must be signed by a parent if the participant is under 18 years of age) and return this form to the Paulding County Extension Office by Friday, September 21 at 5 pm. The first 25 volunteers to register by returning the medical release, photo release, and liability waiver will receive a Rivers Alive t-shirt after they participate in the cleanup! Registration packets for 4-H'ers are available in this calendar event, Adults should contact the office to request a registration packet.
Oct 15 - Oct 17 Jr/Sr Portfolio Workshop Dallas, GA Allow our 4-H leaders to review and offer advice on your Project Achievement portfolio. This workshop is great for beginning and experienced DPA participants. Date: 10/15-16/2019 Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Oct 25 4-H Student's Night Out Dallas, GA Come enjoy a night of fun and games at Stars and Strikes in Hiram! Price: $45 (includes dinner, bowling, games and more!) Time: 7:00 -11:00 PM Location: Stars and Strikes Hiram Limited to the first 100 participants, registration required! Parents will need to complete a Code or Conduct and Medical Information form before students are dropped off. Sorry, no refunds.
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Extension News
  • 4-H Week link Georgia has one of the largest state 4-H programs in the country. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 9/17/2019
  • Whitefly Management link USDA grant provides funding for researchers at three different institutions: UGA, Fort Valley State University and USDA-ARS. By Clint Thompson | Published: 9/13/2019
  • Land Judging link Liberty County Senior Team to represent Georgia at the 2020 National Land Judging Competition. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/29/2019
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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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