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

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Richmond County Extension is hiring a Program Assistant for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. To apply or get more information about this job posting, please visit

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University of Georgia

Richmond County Extension Office

602 Greene Street

Augusta, GA 30901

(706) 821-2350

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm


Augusta-Richmond County is located on the banks of the Savannah River right on the border of Georgia and South Carolina. While Augusta is well known for the prestigious Master’s Golf Tournament, it also offers a variety of art galleries, shops, music venues, and an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. Augusta is also Georgia’s second oldest city.

The University of Georgia Extension Office is located in historic downtown Augusta. Our staff includes a full-time Agricultural Agent, Family & Consumer Science Agent, 4-H Agent, and an Expanded Food & Nutrition Educator, plus several program assistants and two secretaries. Explore our website to find helpful information about programs offered through the Extension Office, such as the Augusta Area Master Gardener Program, Richmond County 4-H Club, and Expanded Food and Nutrition Food Talk Sessions. We welcome you to visit our office or call (706) 821-2350 for information on the programs and resources we provide to the citizens of Augusta-Richmond County.


2021 Eco-Meet Challenge


Registration Information
The cost is $40 per team.

​The Eco-Meet is open to middle school students in the CSRA of Georgia and South Carolina. Schools may enter 2 teams of up to 4 students each and each team needs an adult to act as a coach. Coaches can be as involved with preparing their team as they would like, but at minimum need to be there the day of the event.

The competition consists of six different testing stations hosted by different member organizations of ESEC. Each station has a study packet and sample questions available for teams to utilize before the competition. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of each testing station, along with the 1st place overall winners, will receive medals. Additionally, plaques will be given out to hang in your school for the first place overall winners and the coach of the year.

To register, you can use the paper form in the brochure below or use the online registration form. 


2021 Eco-Meet Brochure

Online Registration


Augusta 311

If you are looking for specific services or information provided by Augusta, GA, please dial 3-1-1 or visit their webpage for more information. Augusta 3 1 1 strives to be the central hub of Customer Service for all requests for non-emergency services and information in Richmond County.