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The University of Georgia Richmond County 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 administrative assistants. Explore our website to find helpful information about programs offered through the Extension Office, such as Soil and Water testing, 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, call (706) 821-2350, or email uge3245@uga.edu for information on the programs and resources we provide to the citizens of Augusta-Richmond County.

Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm. We are located at 602 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901.


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If you are looking for specific services or information provided by Augusta-Richmond County, 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.


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The Great Georgia Pollinator Census August19th and 20th, 2022

Participate in the annual Great Georgia Pollinator Census

August 19 and 20, 2022

Print a Quick Reference Pollinator Census Counting Sheet and upload your counts to the GGaPC website.

Download the complete Insect Counting and Identification Guide for more details.


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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 15 - Aug 17 Manager ServSafe Training You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Mitzi Parker. This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification. The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, and instructions.
    • Americus, GA - (166.0 Miles)
  • Aug 15 So Easy to Preserve Food from Your Garden Join us for a food preservation class on how to preserve foods from your home garden. Participants will receive UGA food preservation publications, recipes and research-based food safety information for home canning (water bath & pressure), freezing and drying foods.
    • Pooler, GA - (101.0 Miles)
  • Aug 15 So Easy to Preserve Food from Your Garden Join us for a food preservation class on how to preserve foods from your home garden. Participants will receive UGA food preservation publications, recipes and research-based food safety information for home canning (water bath & pressure), freezing and drying foods.
    • Pooler, GA - (101.0 Miles)
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