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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

  • Sep 10 - Sep 11 Forestry Field Day, Southwest District 4-H event
    • Adel, GA - (22.0 Miles)
  • Sep 11 - Sep 12 Forestry Field Day, Southeast District, Tattnall County 4-H event
    • Lyons, GA - (83.0 Miles)
  • Nov 5 - Nov 6 Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging - Lyons Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging is a competitive judging contest where 4-H’ers learn about cotton as an agriculture commodity in our state as well as to promote cotton through commercials or advertisements. 4-H’ers gain skills in making rational decisions when purchasing goods and services while maximizing resources.
    • Vidalia, GA - (79.0 Miles)
  • Nov 6 - Nov 7 Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging - Tifton Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging is a competitive judging contest where 4-H’ers learn about cotton as an agriculture commodity in our state as well as to promote cotton through commercials or advertisements. 4-H’ers gain skills in making rational decisions when purchasing goods and services while maximizing resources.
    • Tifton, GA - (8.0 Miles)
  • Nov 7 - Nov 8 Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging - Perry Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging is a competitive judging contest where 4-H’ers learn about cotton as an agriculture commodity in our state as well as to promote cotton through commercials or advertisements. 4-H’ers gain skills in making rational decisions when purchasing goods and services while maximizing resources.
    • Perry, GA - (71.0 Miles)
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  • Rebuilding the Brain
    Rebuilding the Brain Researchers in the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center harness the body’s natural healing ability and turn it up to 11. By Leigh Hataway | Published: 6/21/2024
  • Pearl Millet for Pollinators
    Pearl Millet for Pollinators A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service and University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has found that pearl millet, an annual grass suited for conditions in the Southeast U.S., is a good food source for some pollinators. By Jessica Ryan | Published: 6/20/2024
  • Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor
    Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor Joseph McHugh has been named the Herbert H. and Jean A. Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor of Insect Systematics and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. By Jordan Powers | Published: 6/18/2024
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