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Tift County Extension is backed by the resources of Tift County and the University of Georgia. Our office provides educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens of Tift County. That assistance is provided to citizens by telephone consultation, site visits, newsletters, news articles, radio, and collaboration with other community agencies. In addition, publications and lab services are delivery methods for education and information to citizens.

We are open Monday through Friday from 8 AM-12 PM and 1 PM-5 PM.

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:


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Upcoming Events
  • Mar 1 Green-Up A Landscaper's Update for Central GA. Hosted by Bibb and Houston Counties.
    • Perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Mar 4 GrassMasters GrassMasters is a 7-session series focusing on forage production in Georgia. Topics include Introduction to Forages, Grazing Management, Hay Production, Forage Quality, Fertilization, Pest Management, Rainfall Simulation and using Precision Ag in Forages. The training will be held every Monday and Thursday in March with the exception of March 14th.
    • Perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Mar 7 Introduction to Home Canning: The Basics Join Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Olivia Tumlin, for an interactive learning session on the basics of home food preservation and canning! Bring your lunch and try some preserves. In this workshop, we'll cover equipment, food safety, and procedures. This class serves as the introduction to a Home Food Preservation series - keep an eye out for future canning classes!
    • Thomasville, GA - (58.0 Miles)
  • Mar 11 GrassMasters GrassMasters is a 7-session series focusing on forage production in Georgia. Topics include Introduction to Forages, Grazing Management, Hay Production, Forage Quality, Fertilization, Pest Management, Rainfall Simulation and using Precision Ag in Forages. The training will be held every Monday and Thursday in March with the exception of March 14th.
    • Perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Mar 16 - Mar 17 Cloverleaf Project Achievement - Houston County - 4th - 6th Grades 4-H Project Achievement event
    • perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Mar 18 GrassMasters GrassMasters is a 7-session series focusing on forage production in Georgia. Topics include Introduction to Forages, Grazing Management, Hay Production, Forage Quality, Fertilization, Pest Management, Rainfall Simulation and using Precision Ag in Forages. The training will be held every Monday and Thursday in March with the exception of March 14th.
    • Perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
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  • A Remarkable Journey A Remarkable Journey When Phyllicia Thomas walked across the stage to accept her degree in environmental law in December 2023, it was the culmination of two journeys — one toward a dream set upon as a high school student and the other an unforeseen detour she navigated with determination and the steadfast support of her family. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/22/2024
  • Multilingual Extension Programs Multilingual Extension Programs The Gwinnett County Extension office received a $250,000 budget increase from the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners to increase staffing and expand community educational outreach and engagement to underrepresented groups around the county. By Sameeka Prabath Rajamani | Published: 2/21/2024
  • Research Expenditures Research Expenditures This marks the fifth consecutive year of growth for the university. By David Mitchell | Published: 2/20/2024
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