UGA Extension Office

Barrow County Agriculture Organizations

Barrow County Cattlemen's Association

The Barrow County Cattlemen's Association unites cattle producers to advance Georgia's cattle industry. See newsletter below for upcoming events and programs. 

May Newsletter:

Field Day:

Eastern Piedmont Beekeepers Association

The Eastern Piedmont Beekeepers Association is dedicated to helping our members and others who are interested in beekeeping. They do this by through monthly meeting, short courses, and assisting each other through telephone and emails.

The Eastern Piedmont Beekeepers Association meets the first Monday of every month, 7:00 PM at the Barrow County campus of Lanier Technical College.

Check out their facebook page @EasternPiedmontBeekeepers!

Farm to School Boosters

The Farm to School Boosters is a joint endeavor between Barrow County Extension and Barrow County School System's Nutrition Department. This organization supports local foods in the cafeteria, school gardens, and experiential food systems learning. Community members, farmers, teachers, and parents are all welcome to join. For more information contact Alicia Holloway at aholloway@uga, or Nicole Trunk at Nicole.trunk@barrow.k12.ga.us.

Ladies Homestead Gathering

The Ladies Homestead Gathering are like-minded women who share, grow and encourage each other in the way of homestead living. 

The Statham chapter of the National Ladies Homestead Gathering currently meets at 6:30pm on the fourth Thursday of every month at the Statham Community Center at Robert Bridges Park (1357 Furr Lane, Statham, GA 30666).
Exceptions: In November and December, we usually meet on the THIRD THURSDAY of the month.