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Pest and disease identification is the first step in landscape integrated pest management. Tree borer damage doesn't always show up until the insects are long gone and the bark starts to peel away from the tree.

 

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Learning for Life is the motto of FACS; these programs arm consumers with research-based information for the many facets of your life, including food preservation, financial management, healthy eating habits and more.

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4-H is an educational program teaching leadership, citizenship, public speaking and practical life skills.
The goal is to make learning fun!

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2014 Georgia Pest Management Handbook

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Forsyth County Extension 2013 ANNUAL REPORT

Read about some of our important programs and accomplishments from the past year.

2013 Canning & Baking Competition: Results!

Archived Events

2012 Cumming Fair
Canning & Baking Competition

2012 Results!

2011 Cumming Fair
Canning & Baking Competition
RESULTS!

 

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Forsyth County Quick Stats

Elevation:1100-1200 feet

Chilling Hours

Average Annual: 1929

2013-2014 as of June 12, 2014: 2219

2012-2013: 1918

2011-2012: 816

Rainfall

Average Annual: 50.3"

2014 as of june 12: 22.19"

2013: 76.19"

2012: 41.91"

2011: 44.96"

 


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.

Forsyth County Extension 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.

University of Georgia 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.

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