A collection of milestones and events from UGA Extension's history.
1969: EFNEP begins in Georgia
EFNEP (Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program), a federal program through USDA, is piloted in 10 counties across Georgia.
1979: 4-H begins the Environmental Education program
Diane Davies, state specialist, begins the Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.
1981: 4-H's Clovers & Company performing arts group forms
Clovers & Co. was founded to provide an opportunity for 4-H youth to promote and share with others the excitement, leadership and talent evident in 4-H.
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.