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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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We are open to the public. We are trying to manage traffic through the office so please knock on the door when you arrive and someone will come let you in. You can always call and set up an appointment or send us an email. 

We do ask that you wear a mask when you visit the office. 

Office: 229-391-7980

Email: uge4277@uga.edu


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

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in Tift County provides a variety of educational programs and client services to the residents of our county. We are dedicated to helping people find answers to questions related to the following areas:


Upcoming Events
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Tifton, GA - (8.0 Miles)
  • Nov 4 - Nov 5 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Nov 10 - Nov 11 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Lyons, GA - (83.0 Miles)
  • Nov 16 Elevate your Relationship This four-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 120-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
  • Feb 6 Elevate Your Relationship This four-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 120-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
  • Apr 21 - Apr 22 Area Poultry Judging-Toombs County https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/agriculture-stem/agriculture/livestock-and-animal-projects/judging-teams/poultry/
    • Lyons, GA - (83.0 Miles)
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