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.
Fire ant supergene Newly discovered supergene in fire ants leads to variation in long-term behavior.
Deer Data Face coverings keep white-tailed deer calm while researchers collect necessary data.
Hurricane Preparedness UGA experts give advice during National Preparedness Month
UGA entomology fellow Olivia Smith Entomology fellow Olivia Smith researches food safety concerns and wildlife conservation
Counting Pollinators Participants can count pollinators at home or in local parks while staying safe through social distancing.