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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

COVID-19 Resources

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING FORSYTH COUNTY EXTENSION / 4-H COVID 19 PROCEDURE

As the community works together to halt the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID19), Forsyth County Extension is taking necessary precautions to keep our clients and employees safe.  Although we are not seeing clients in person at the office, the Forsyth County Extension staff are available by email at uge1117@uga.edu to provide horticulture, food safety, and other information. 

We are coming up with new ways to engage with our customers and 4-Hers through social media and web-based programming. 

We have provided a drop box stationed near the front door for drop-off of basic soil and water samples. For soil testing, please bring 2 cups of dry soil in a zip-top bag. Instruction for sample identification and payment are on the window above the potting bench. Please refer to: https://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/forsyth/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-and-water-testing.htmlfor information on how to take a proper soil / water sample. If you need water testing for Bacteria or a Home Closing Kit, or if you have any questions or concerns, please email focoextension-5110@uga.edu so that we can assist you.


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Forsyth County Extension News & Events: 

 


 

Garden Scavenger Hunt

 

Speaker Request Form

On Demand Webinars 

Adding transplants to food gardens

Summer Fruits and Veggies to Grow from Seeds

 Cool Season Vegetables to Grow from Seeds

Home Canning Whole Blueberries

4-H Make It Monday

Episode 1

4-H Marine Monday

 
 
 

Kroger Community Rewards

You can help support our local 4-H program by signing up for Kroger Community Rewards. With this program, a small percentage of your purchase will come back to our 4-H Club here in Forsyth County at no cost to you. Click the link below for sign up information! Please note: participating in this requires you to renew your support each year.

Kroger Community 4-H Rewards

 

 


Staff Listing

UGA Extension has been teaching people how to grow food for over 100 years. We also support homeowners with information about lawn and landscape care, water conservation, gardening safety, pollinator protection, backyard chickens, and enjoying the natural world.

Our Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and 4-H youth development.

UGA Extension Forsyth County is part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. We are also an educational resource for the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and the Forsyth County Board of Education.

UGA Extension offers educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap status.

Information can be accessed by way of phone calls, e-mail, classes, newsletters, this website, newspaper columns, and community alerts throughout the year. Learn more about UGA Extension.


  • Know Your Dairy Know Your Dairy Youth participating in the quiz bowl demonstrate knowledge of dairy-related topics in a competitive environment. By Heather Shultz | Published: 5/24/2021
  • Teaching for Outcomes Teaching for Outcomes Fellowship supports innovative service-learning curriculum, mentorship for faculty. By Denise M Hatcher | Published: 5/21/2021
  • 4-H SAFE Event 4-H SAFE Event The winners and their coaches will be honored at the Georgia State 4-H Congress Awards banquet along with all other senior state winners in July. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 5/21/2021
Upcoming Events
  • May 31 - Jun 3 Southeast JR/SR Project Achievement 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (78.0 Miles)
  • Jun 1 - Jun 24 ELEVATE your Relationship through Project F.R.E.E. Are you looking to "elevate" your relationship with your partner? Wherever you are in your relationship, let us help you get to the next level! ELEVATE is a no cost relationship education program for all couples in committed relationships. During our 12-hour program, you and your partner will engage in fun activities with other couples and learn skills you can use to: -Better manage stress -Strengthen your connection with each other -Deal with differences in healthy ways -"Elevate" the quality of your relationships Apply for a workshop and join the hundreds of other Georgia couples we have already helped to achieve their relationship goals! Great incentives will be awarded throughout the workshops.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jun 2 - Jun 5 Northwest JR/SR Project Achievement 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (78.0 Miles)

Extension Newsletter

This monthly newsletter offers information about programs currently happening in Forsyth County Extension. Check out the current issue at the beginning of every month! 

2021 May Extension Newsletter

2021 April Extension Newsletter

2021 March Extension Newsletter

2021 February Extension Newsletter

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