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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
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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.

Extension News
  • Hot and Dry link September saw drought expand across Georgia. By Pam Knox | Published: 10/10/2019
  • Fall Lawns link Treat drought stricken lawns with special care, says UGA Extension specialist. By Clint Waltz | Published: 10/1/2019
  • Blueberry Crop link UGA Extension agent reports better yields for this year's blueberry crop. By Maria Sellers | Published: 10/1/2019
  • My Preparedness Initiative link Eight Georgia counties train 4-H'ers to prepare for natural disasters. By Maria Sellers | Published: 9/25/2019
  • Peanut Crop link Hot, dry weather has Georgia's peanut producers in a tough spot — proceed with harvest or wait for crop to mature. By Clint Thompson | Published: 9/25/2019
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