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.

We're hiring!!

The Pickens County Extension Office is hiring a part-time assistant to work with the 4-H program. This person will work directly with the County Extension Agent and will have the opportunity to create new activities within 4-H as well as assist with existing 4-H activities in the community. This is a part time position that requires 18-19 hours of work/week. A high school diploma or equivalent as well as a valid drivers license is required. Previous 4-H knowledge is preferred, but not necessary for this job. To apply, go online to: https://www.ugajobsearch.com. Job posting # 20161280.  Must apply online. Applications close July 15, 2016. This position is through Americorps, which will reimburse a portion of your school tuition debt at the end of the term. 


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

  • New Additions
  • Published 8/25/2016 by Robert Westerfield
  • Inventory your landscape and install new plant selections accordingly.
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  • Lightning Strikes
  • Published 8/25/2016 by Clint Thompson
  • Georgia producers should be wary of lightning strikes when working in fields.
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  • White Mold Disease
  • Published 8/25/2016 by Clint Thompson
  • UGA Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait stresses there is still time to treat for white mold disease.
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