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Rebecca Hardeman, PHR, SHRM-CP

1262 Government Circle
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Office: (770) 473-3945
Fax: (770) 473-5438

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UGA Cooperative Extension

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Cooperative Extension

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in Clayton County is part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. We are an educational division of Clayton County Government provided by the Clayton County Board of Education.

Our purpose is to bring current research and information to the people of Clayton County in the areas of Agriculture/Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H/Youth Development. Our goal is to help citizens with:

  • Agriculture/Natural Resources
  • Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program
  • Nutrition, Education and Obesity Prevention Program
  • Elevate – Taking Couples Relationship to the Next Level
  • 4- H Youth; Grades 4th to 12th

Agriculture Natural Resources

In-person Workshops and printed material are available on lawns, landscaping, insect control, fruit and vegetable production, pesticide application, water and soil tests. Assistance with landscape and garden issues. You can send attachment of a photo to our main email address.

Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program

What should you eat to stay healthy? Extension educators answer that question by phone, in-person classes, food demonstrations or at manned exhibits with publications. Topics include nutrition for children, teens, and the elderly, as well as, special needs such as lowering cholesterol, triglycerides, sodium, fat and sugar. Other related topics that affect health are: food preservation, preparation, safety and purchasing.

4-H Youth Program

 Our effort involves young people in many of the listed initiatives. There are opportunities for youth in 4th – 12th grade. These include working with kids in individual 4-H projects and state-wide 4-H events such as rallies, competitions interest camps, judging teams, horse club and community service projects are also available.

Additional Questions?

The UGA Cooperative Extension Service offers educational programs, assistance and materials to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability status.

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