What is Georgia 4-H?

The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. This mission is accomplished, through hands on learning experiences, focused on agricultural and environmental issues, agriculture awareness, leadership, communication skills, foods and nutrition, health, energy conservation, and citizenship.



Exploring and discovering, encouraging and challenging, that's what Georgia 4-H is all about. 4-H'ers are known for sharing their research-based knowledge and technology to people where they live and work. 4-H combines federal, state, and local expertise and resources.

Who do I contact to learn more?

In Georgia, Extension faculty members based on the campus of the University of Georgia and in most Georgia counties work directly with adult and teen volunteer leaders to implement the 4-H program at the local level. For more information about Georgia 4-H, contact your local county Extension Office or the Georgia State 4-H office.


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Recent 4-H News
  • Watermelon Contest Walton County 4-H'er takes top prize with 135-pound watermelon.
  • One Georgia One Georgia shows 4-H members what it's like on the other side of the ag "fence."
  • Master 4-H'ers Georgia 4-H members compete, celebrate at annual State Congress event.
  • Atlanta History Center 4-H'ers from urban and rural Georgia celebrate the state's history at 4-H Day at the Atlanta History Center.
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