3EC0 Timelines

Timelines

A collection of milestones and events from UGA Extension's history.

1940s

  • 1949: Mobile soil testing begins

1960s

  • 1969: EFNEP begins in Georgia
    EFNEP (Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program), a federal program through USDA, is piloted in 10 counties across Georgia.

1970s

1980s

2000s

  • 2007: Water and wellness programs are launched statewide
    Striving to offer cohesive programming in each county across the state, Extension rolled out the 40 Gallon Challenge and Walk Georgia programs, aimed at reducing water consumption during the drought and promoting healthy lifestyles through exercise.

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