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.
New Normals Rather than assess long-term climate trends, 'normals' reflect the impacts of the changing climate on our day-to-day weather experience.
Brood X Largest brood of 17-year cicadas emerging in U.S. this spring.
Landscape Plant Diseases Boxwood blight and Leyland cypress diseases are rampant around the state.
Butterfly Abundance Study tracks the net abundance of butterflies in the U.S.
Green Landscapes Georgia Green Landscape Steward certification program guides property owners on how to implement sustainable green practices.