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University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is a results-driven organization, looking to continually improve lives, businesses, and communities. Below are a few highlights of ways we have helped make an impact around the state. 

Impact Stories

Read our impact stories by faculty and staff to learn about the economic, environmental and quality-of-life impact of Extension activities. 

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Helping Georgia survive and thrive during COVID-19

An overview of our impact during the pandemic from March to December 2020.

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Extension Fast Facts An overview of programming in the fiscal year 2019.
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312 agents across 159 counties, assisted by 12,535 trained volunteers
2,005,271 face-to-face contacts with Georgians made in fiscal year 2019
38,744 programs teach, lead, and help Georgians live better lives
900+ publications providing helpful tips based on leading research

Agriculture and Natural Resources

138 agents
482,376 face-to-face contacts
42,798 on-site consultations
103,318 diagnostic tests by agricultural & environmental services labs
3,806 programs
2,511 Master Gardener Extension Volunteers

Family and Consumer Sciences

53 agents
193,357 face-to-face contacts
2,852 programs
652 ServSafe® certificates issued
9,746 nutrition education program participants
2,167 volunteers

4-H Youth Development

121 agents
1,134,199 face-to-face contacts
238,997 4-H’ers
33,107 programs
109,652 visitors to 4-H centers
7,857 teen and adult volunteers
Top Counties in Agricultural Production
County Name Value
Colquitt $458,546,426
Franklin 372,796,096
Mitchell 370,006,793
Tattnall 327,835,708
Hart 309,270,720
Coffee 292,343,048
Oglethorpe 258,114,037
Madison 256,388,095
Macon 253,400,798
Appling 245,209,887
State Total: $13,001,935,486

Displaying farm gate values for 2019. Values are tallied in October for the previous year.