UGA Extension Office


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

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.

COVID-19 Resources

Take the 2020 Census

Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

2020 Census Information

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

The Polk County Extension office is adhering to Governor Kemp’s statewide order to shelter in place starting on April 3, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Our office is closed to the public, however, our employees are telecommuting and we are here to serve you by contacting us at: 770-749-2142 or

Soil and Water Testing: we will be accepting samples but only on Tuesdays from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Once you arrive to drop sample, please call our office and someone will meet you outside the building

Or, you can purchase a soil testing kit by clicking on the word TEST


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Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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