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Whitfield County Extension
Whitfield County 4-H Clubs

104 South Thornton Avenue | P.O. Box 1385

Dalton, GA 30720 | 30722

(706) 278-8207

uge1313@uga.edu 

*hablamos español*


Office Hours

Monday-Friday

8:00 am- 5:00 pm

Closed for lunch: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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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 Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, and Family & Consumer Science.

Click on a picture/link below or select a tile from the menu for more information.


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Agriculture & Natural Resources

Diagnostic Services available:

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

Educational Programs

  • 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 | roger.gates@uga.edu


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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

For additional information, please contact: Meghan Corvin, 4-H Agent
706-278-8207 | Meghan.corvin@uga.edu


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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

For additional information, please contact: Gabriela Soto, EFNEP Program Assistant
706-278-8207 |gabriela.soto@uga.edu


  • Burton Sea Turtle Burton Sea Turtle Environmental Education staff at the Burton 4-H Center care for sea turtles that do not successfully make their initial voyage to the ocean as hatchlings through a partnership with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, which grants permits and permission for these stragglers to be raised at the center until they are ready to live in the wild on their own. By Josie Smith | Published: 9/23/2022
  • Cold Facts Cold Facts Take care when preparing fresh berries for freezing or refrigeration to reduce contaminants By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/22/2022
  • Stroke Therapy Stroke Therapy Study at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center shows that combination treatment dramatically improves recovery in pig stroke models By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/21/2022
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