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UGA Extension Gwinnett County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth. UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Gwinnett County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914. 

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. UGA Extension Gwinnett County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth.

 

2017 PLANT SALE FORM & INFORMATION SHEET

Click here for the 2017 plant sale form and click here for the information sheet about the plants. We are taking orders until March 7, 2017. There is a one day pickup date of March 16 at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. All the information is listed on the order form. If you have any questions, contact Sharon Cassidy at 678.377.4010.

 

 

Gwinnett County Extension Green Industry Update

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

Where: Gwinnett Technical College - Room 104

Time: 8:00am until 3:15pm.

Click here for flyer with registration form and deadlines.

 

UGA Publications:

Searching for the right plant to place in your landscape? How about a lawn question? Type in your search and publications from UGA will assist you with answers. If you have questions, you can always call our office for assistance.

Follow this link: http://extension.uga.edu/publications/

 


Where to Recycle?

Gwinnett County has several locations that you can choose to take paint, oil, appliances, computers, etc. Click on the link and follow the drop down box for a location near you.

http://www.gwinnettcb.org/recycling-center-material/brown-paper-bags/

 

 

 


Extension News


  • Flavor of Georgia 2017
  • Published 2/22/2017 by Merritt Melancon
  • Entrepreneurs from all corners of the state selected to compete in the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia contest.
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  • Watermelon Crop
  • Published 2/21/2017 by Clint Thompson
  • An estimated 20,000 acres of watermelons are produced every year in Georgia.
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  • Container herbs
  • Published 2/16/2017 by Norman Winter
  • Herbs can provide flavor to dishes and color, texture to container gardens.
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