Extension & Outreach
UGA Cooperative Extension shares information on issues like water quality, profitability in agribusiness, family wellness and life skills with the public through county agents and specialists. UGA Extension reaches more than 2.6 million Georgians through education programs each year.
Georgia 4-H assists youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society.
From the north Georgia mountains through the rolling Piedmont, to the sandy coastal plains and the coastal marshes, the state's geography and climate provide perfect conditions for growing a wealth of commodities.
Environmental education programs are administered by UGA Extension at six 4-H centers across the state.
The Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development's economists and business specialists have the skills and knowledge to add value to Georgia's agricultural economy and to help individuals succeed in agribusiness. Through the center, CAES provides timely assistance to producers and entrepreneurs who are interested in researching and implementing their ideas.
The Center for Urban Agriculture provides intellectual leadership through research, teaching and extension to sustain urban ecosystems, enhance economic development and improve the quality of life in urban settings. A variety of urban programs are offered through the center.
CAES established the UGA Women in Agriculture Leadership Initiative to expand individual networks, foster a better understanding of the vast scope of agricultural work, promote collaboration, enhance friendships and provide support among women working in agriculture.
Learn more about the Office of the Associate Dean for Extension at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers several summer programs that give high school students the opportunity to explore and experience CAES academic programs and the career pathways that could result from a CAES education.