Departmental Summary - Cooperative Extension
Cooperative Extension provides the citizens of DeKalb County with educational programs and information from the University of Georgia in the area of Horticulture, 4-H and Youth Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences.
Cooperative Extension educational programs have countywide significance:
- In the community and schools through 4-H and Youth Development
- In communities with efforts such as Master Gardeners and urban gardening
- In homes through nutrition, child development, housing, and financial literacy
- In nature by helping residents to protect the environment, and
In the food service industry through food handling and preparation information and training.