Extension Service

Ag CenterThis department, under the direction of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, distributes updated agricultural research material to local agricultural producers, farmers, and homeowners, assists them with their particular soil, insect, and disease problems, performs pesticide license education, and supervises the state-owned Northwest Georgia Livestock Pavilion. This department also administers the 4-H Youth Development Program, the Family and Consumer Science Program which consists of food safety and nutrition, and the Agriculture and Natural Resource Program which consists of agricultural waste management and environmental issues, horticultural programs, and agricultural awareness. The county contributes utility expenses and performs building and ground maintenance to this state-owned facility.