July 2, 2021
Our office will be closed July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen normal hours, Tuesday July 6th, 2021.
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.email@example.com
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
Fighting Food Waste Consumers in developed countries waste almost as much food per year — 222 million tons — as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa (230 million tons).
Pumpkin Breeding A tricky crop to grow, the 'Orange Bulldog' pumpkin variety developed by UGA plant breeders fares well in Georgia climates.
40 Under 40 Launched by Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News in 2018, the Fruit and Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards represent a broad spectrum of agriculture industry professionals.
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