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Upcoming Events

  • Oct 21-Oct 24
  • Athens, GA
  • Georgia 4-H Weekend in the Classic City is a 4-H Event hosted by the State of Georgia Collegiate 4-H Clubs in Athens, Georgia. All high school 4-H'ers in 9th through 12th grades are welcome to attend this event. Weekend in the Classic City helps high school 4-H'ers prepare for the challenges of transitioning from high school to college and prepares them to do this successfully. Students will hear from UGA Admissions, UGA Office of Student Financial Aid, and the CAES Ambassadors. Students will take a tour of historic North Campus, eat lunch with group leaders in downtown Athens, visit the UGA Bookstore, eat in a UGA Dining Hall, and visit a UGA residence Hall. Representatives from colleges and universities throughout Georgia will spend time talking with delegates about opportunities at their colleges as well.
  • Oct 28
  • 8:00 AM | Lawrenceville, GA
  • The Gwinnett County Extension Green Industry Update will offer five credit hours for Georgia Commercial Pesticide Applicators license in the following categories: Category 21, plant agriculture, Category 24, ornamental and turf, Category 27, right-of-way, Category 41, mosquito control, and one hour for private applicators. Five credits for Georgia Certified Landscape Professionals (GCLP) and Georgia Certified Plant Professionals (GCPP) will be available, in addition to five ISA Certified Arborist credits.
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Colquitt County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension in Colquitt County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture, agriculture, food safety, nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for our youth and community. 

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Colquitt County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is backed by specialists and a network of resources.  Extension agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

Extension News

  • Organic Gardening
  • Published 10/21/2016 by Timothy Daly
  • Organic gardening is more than just a growing method that reduces pesticides.
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  • Zika Virus Research
  • Published 10/20/2016 by Charlene Betourney
  • UGA research finds evidence in 'chick model' that Zika virus takes hold in the first trimester.
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  • Floral Beauty
  • Published 10/19/2016 by Norman Winter
  • Whether solid in color or multi-colored, zinnias are easy to grow and add breathtaking beauty to the garden.
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