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UGA Cooperative Extension

Banks County Extension Office

Office

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Banks County Extension links the resources of the University of Georgia and Banks County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to the citizens of Banks County. Banks County Extension helps the citizens of Banks County by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Family and Economic Well-Being
  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
  • Revitalizing Rural America
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning/Citizenship

If you'd like to learn about building a safer environment for your children or protecting the environment we all share, avoiding chronic diseases like diabetes with healthy food or training food handlers in your cafeteria, the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is the place to start.

Learning More

Learning for Life is the goal of the department which, in turn, helps citizens make informed decisions with research based non-biased information. Just call 1-800-ASK-UGA1 (275-8421) from anywhere in Georgia. You'll be automatically connected to the UGA Extension office in that county.

Banks County Extension
413 Evans Street
P.O. Box 157
Homer, GA 30547
Phone: (706) 677-6230
Fax: (706) 677-6233
Email: uge1011@uga.edu

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