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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
UGA Extension Office


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
  • Sep 9 - Sep 10 SW Area Forestry Field Day 4-H Forestry Event Camilla, GA - (51.0 Miles)
  • Oct 29 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging-Lyons Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Lyons Lyons, GA - (83.0 Miles)
  • Nov 1 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging-Perry Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging-Perry Perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Nov 11 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging- Tifton Tifton, GA
  • Nov 18 - Nov 19 Manager ServSafe Training UGA Sumter County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Americus, GA - (67.0 Miles)
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Extension News
  • Peanut Rust link Peanut rust disease discovery in Tift County field raises concerns among UGA specialists. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/22/2019
  • Island Apple Snails link Huge invasive snails have crossed over from Florida into Georgia. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/22/2019
  • Field Day link Annual field day will take place at two research farms on the UGA Tifton campus. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/21/2019
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