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  • Blueberry Month link Originally called 'star berries,' blueberries have a five-pointed star on one end. By Barbara Worley | Published: 7/18/2018
  • New Southwest District Director link Scarrow to replace Tim Varnedore, who is retiring July 31. By Clint Thompson | Published: 7/17/2018
  • Garden Promotion link Events bring people into community gardens and encourage involvement. By Becky Griffin | Published: 7/16/2018
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Newton County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension Newton County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth.

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Newton County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.

Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.


Upcoming Events
  • Jul 16 - Jul 21 Marine Resources Camp (6th - 8th grade) Marine Resources Camp (6th - 8th grade) at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island Tybee Island, GA - (203.0 Miles)
  • Jul 19 The Ins and Outs of Diabetes A valuable class to learn more about living with Diabetes. Sandersville, GA - (69.0 Miles)
  • Jul 19 4-H Day at the Atlanta History Center Calling all history buffs! Experience history come alive during the 2018 4-H Day at the Atlanta History Center. Enjoy hands-on activities and exploring the historic Smith Family Farm, Wood Family Cabin, native plant quarry, and interactive exhibits. Program activities include ethnobotany, visiting the Smith Family Farm animals, learning about beekeeping, planting seeds, and more! Open to 4th-12th graders. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch. Cost = $6 Questions? Contact Laurie Murrah-Hanson at laurs@uga.edu. Atlanta, GA - (37.0 Miles)
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