Our office will be closed Monday May 30th, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen normal hours, Tuesday May 31st, 2022.
Whitfield County Extension
Whitfield County 4-H Clubs
104 South Thornton Avenue | P.O. Box 1385
Dalton, GA 30720 | 30722
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Closed for lunch: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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 Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, and Family & Consumer Science.
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Diagnostic Services available:
- Soil Testing
- Water Testing
- Insect Identification
- Forage/Hay Testing
- Plant Tissue Diagnostics
- Weed Identification
- Site Visits
- Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program (MGEV)
- Cattlemen's Association
- Livestock Exhibiters
For additional information, please contact: Dr. Roger Gates, ANR Agent
706-278-8207 | email@example.com
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
For additional information, please contact: Meghan Corvin, 4-H Agent
706-278-8207 | Meghan.firstname.lastname@example.org
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
- Food Preparation
- Food Safety
- Food Preservation
For additional information, please contact: Gabriela Soto, EFNEP Program Assistant
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