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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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