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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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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.


  • ACC Sculpture ACC Sculpture Sculpture for UGA Extension in Athens-Clarke County inspires community members to treat the planet with respect. By Carly Alyse Mirabile | Published: 11/30/2021
  • Changing World Changing World The University of Georgia's research-based information and outreach enables individuals and producers to assess the environmental impact they can have locally, regionally, nationally and globally. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 11/11/2021
  • Pumpkin Recycling Pumpkin Recycling This National Pumpkin Day, carve out a few ways to make the most out of your pumpkin while protecting the environment. By Leslie Matos | Published: 10/26/2021
  • Advancing Georgia's Leaders Advancing Georgia's Leaders A program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, AGL is designed to educate and empower agriculture professionals to be dynamic industry leaders. By Leslie Matos | Published: 10/20/2021
  • Killer Tree Killer Tree When oxidized, a chemical in black walnut trees can be toxic to plants, animals and people. By Kim D. Coder | Published: 10/12/2021
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