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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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Pickens County Extension Office

 

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


Mission

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.


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  • Brood X Brood X Largest brood of 17-year cicadas emerging in U.S. this spring. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 4/9/2021
  • Landscape Plant Diseases Landscape Plant Diseases Boxwood blight and Leyland cypress diseases are rampant around the state. By Josh Paine | Published: 4/1/2021
  • Butterfly Abundance Butterfly Abundance Study tracks the net abundance of butterflies in the U.S. By Josh Paine | Published: 3/22/2021
  • Green Landscapes Green Landscapes Georgia Green Landscape Steward certification program guides property owners on how to implement sustainable green practices. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 3/15/2021
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