Home

What is UGA Extension?

A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. UGA Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians.

UGA Extension Floyd County links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Floyd County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Floyd County helps the citizens of Floyd County by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Family and Economic Well-Being
  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship
     

Mission

To extend learning from the University of Georgia to the everyday lives of Georgians through current, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Our Promise

To provide practical education you can trust, to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.


Upcoming Events


  • Aug 3-Aug 4
  • 8:30 AM | Madison, GA
  • UGA Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF.
See More Events

Extension News


  • Hidden Calories
  • Published 8/1/2016 by Alison Berg
  • Gluten-free, fat-free and low-carb foods aren't free of calories.
  • Read More

  • Lesser Cornstalk Borers
  • Published 7/28/2016 by Clint Thompson
  • Hot, dry conditions leads to more outbreaks of lesser cornstalk borers in Georgia's peanuts.
  • Read More


Email Our Office