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.
Hot and Dry link September saw drought expand across Georgia.
Fall Lawns link Treat drought stricken lawns with special care, says UGA Extension specialist.
Blueberry Crop link UGA Extension agent reports better yields for this year's blueberry crop.
My Preparedness Initiative link Eight Georgia counties train 4-H'ers to prepare for natural disasters.
Peanut Crop link Hot, dry weather has Georgia's peanut producers in a tough spot — proceed with harvest or wait for crop to mature.