What is UGA Extension?
A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U. S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. UGA Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians. Learn more about Extension.
UGA Extension links the resources of the University of Georgia and Pickens County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Pickens County helps the citizens by addressing the following initiatives:
- Family and Economic Well-Being
- Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
- Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
- Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
- Water Quality
- Youth Leadership
- 4-H Youth Development Program
- Service Learning / Citizenship
To extend lifelong learning from The University of Georgia to the everyday lives of Georgians through current, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.
Advancing Georgia's Leaders A program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, AGL is designed to educate and empower agriculture professionals to be dynamic industry leaders.
Killer Tree When oxidized, a chemical in black walnut trees can be toxic to plants, animals and people.
4-H Forestry The Georgia 4-H Forestry program teaches youth to identify up to 70 Georgia tree species, as well as common pests and diseases that impact those trees.
Irrigation Technology UGA-Rutgers team will use precision technologies to study water use in turfgrass management.
Country Ibis, City Ibis Since 2009, a team of UGA researchers has been working to figure out what changing ibis behavior means for the health of the bird and, ultimately, human populations.