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UGA Extension in Whitfield County is here to help! 

Our programs and services provide reliable, research-based information from the University of Georgia to the Dalton-Whitfield Community. Extension's three main areas are Agricculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, and Family And Consumer Science. We offer a multitude of services in each program area. Click below to find out more.

 


Whitfield County Extension and 4-H Clubs

104 South Thornton Avenue | P.O. Box 1385

Dalton, GA 30720 | 30722

(706) 278-8207

uge1313@uga.edu 

 


 

 

OFFICE HOURS

Monday- Friday

8am – 5pm

Closed for lunch :12pm – 1pm

 

 

 

 


Agriculture & Natural Resources

Diagnostic Services available:

  • Soil Testing
  • Water Testing
  • Insect Identification
  • Forage/Hay Testing
  • Plant Tissue Diagnostics
  • Weed Identification

 


4-H Youth Development

4-H is a world-wide organization that provides opportunities for youth to suceed. Whitfield County 4-H is here to serve the the Dalton-Whitfield community ina variety of areas through equipping young people to be active leaders. Available programs:

  • In-School Programs (4th-12th Grade)
  • Project Achievement
  • Competition Teams
  • Community Service
  • Teen Leadership Training Programs
  • Local Day Camps & Georgia 4-H Summer Camps
  • Local, District, State, Regional, & National Conferences

 


Family and Consumer Sciences/EFNEP

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) offer information on how healthy habits can fit your budget. Available programs:

  • EFNEP Food Talk Program
  • Nutrition
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Safety
  • Food Preservation

 


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    2024 Hall of Fame Inductees The Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame honors individuals making extraordinary contributions to agriculture and agribusiness industries in the state. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 4/11/2024
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    2024 Peach Season With no freezing temperatures in the forecast and hope for strong pricing during the upcoming season, peach growers are looking forward to a much-needed rebound this year. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 4/10/2024
  • Blending science and philanthropy
    Blending science and philanthropy UGA wheat breeder and geneticist Mohamed Mergoum and CAES are the latest partners to work with Creature Comforts on its annual Get Comfortable collaboration, for which they produce an annual, limited-run brew to support a community-wide effort to improve educational outcomes for local elementary school students. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 4/9/2024
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