UGA Extension Office


The Barrow County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Extension News
  • Agricultural Awareness Day link Hands-on demonstrations and educational opportunities provide local elementary school students with modern agricultural knowledge. By Julie Jernigan | Published: 10/20/2017
  • 'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up. By Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter | Published: 10/19/2017
  • Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia. By Julie Jernigan, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 23 Becoming a Gourd Head! A Fall workshop A special fall program will be hosted by the Morgan County Master Gardeners on October 23, 2017 - Becoming a Gourd head! Guest presenter, Rena Holt, will instruct this hands-on workshop on how to turn a garden gourd into a work of art. Learn all about growing gourds, and the many ways you can enjoy them around your home! Participants will be able to take their work of art home with them! Wear your artist smock as you may get spattered as you paint! You may choose from gourds of many shapes and sizes, so bring along a little cash ....$1.00 ....$10.00! All paints and other supplies will be on hand for you! Madison, GA - (31.0 Miles)
  • Oct 24 Beef Quality Assurance Training Beef Quality Assurance is a national program that raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry. The BQA training is being sponsored by Barrow County Cattlemen's Association. UGA Extension agent Carole Hicks Knight will be conducting the class. Winder, GA
  • Oct 25 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain. Ellijay, GA - (69.0 Miles)
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