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. Click here to learn more about Extension.



To extend lifelong 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.

Extension News

  • Fire Crew Help
  • Published 12/1/2016 by Merritt Melancon
  • When U.S. Forest Service fire crews arrived in Rabun County, Georgia 4-H was ready to help.
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  • Watering Tips
  • Published 11/29/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
  • Follow UGA, green industry tips to conserve water in your landscape.
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  • Watering Rules
  • Published 11/23/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
  • Watering rules don't prohibit adding new landscape plants.
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  • Drought & Plants
  • Published 11/21/2016 by Greg Huber
  • Gardeners can add new plant materials under drought restrictions
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