About Cooperative Extension Athens-Clarke County Cooperative Extension is the local office of the statewide County Extension System. It is a cooperative venture between the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension provides education and information for all citizens of Athens-Clarke County in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, the environment, families, food and nutrition, and financial security.
Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth, and families. Questions Would you like to know how to can vegetables, what the weed is growing in your yard, or maybe when you can sign up for 4-H? If you have questions like these and would like an answer through email, ask an expert.