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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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.


  • Tree Flagging Tree Flagging Cicadas' egg laying habits can damage branches on trees where the brood emerged. By Ashley Hoppers | Published: 7/23/2021
  • Summer Pests Summer Pests UGA Cooperative Extension offers tips to manage seasonal pests and around the home. By Alicia Holloway | Published: 7/14/2021
  • Organic Pest Control Organic Pest Control Entomology assistant professor examines how organic farmers can use biodiversity and natural processes to protect their crops profitably. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 7/6/2021
  • Water Conservation in the Landscape Water Conservation in the Landscape This World Environment Day, follow these tips to conserve water in your lawn and garden. By Martin Wunderly | Published: 6/4/2021
  • UGA Weather Network UGA Weather Network With 30 years of providing continuous weather data, the UGA Weather Network is one of the oldest state weather networks in the U.S. By Pam Knox | Published: 6/1/2021
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