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  • Insect ID link Ten workshops from UGA Structural Pest Management Program include insect ID lesson. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/17/2018
  • Pollinator Census link UGA launches one-year countdown to Georgia's first statewide pollinator census in August 2019. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/16/2018
  • Peanut Achievement Club link Annual UGA Peanut Achievement Club meeting held in Jekyll Island, Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/14/2018
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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
  • Aug 17 Cooking With A Farmer Enjoy a farm fresh dinner featuring a roasted pig raised on Twiggs County's own Jail Creek Farms along with other various side items all for only $5. You will also get to learn about the local agriculture in Twiggs County. Jeffersonville, GA - (68.0 Miles)
  • Aug 18 - Aug 19 Jonesboro Farmers Market The Jonesboro Farmers Market is attracting more vendors and urban farmers to the market this year. There is no charge for farmers/vendors to participate at the market, which makes the market unique. The market's vendors include urban farmers with a variety of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, cottage food vendors with an array of homemade products and a handful of vendors selling house plants and vegetable seedlings to start your backyard garden. UGA Clayton County Master Gardener Extension volunteers are at every market day sharing Extension gardening information. The market will also continue its live food preparation/nutrition demonstrations on occasional market days. Jonesboro, GA - (28.0 Miles)
  • Aug 18 - Aug 19 Georgia 4-H Clovers & Co. Rehearsal 2 Georgia 4-H Clovers & Co. Rehearsal 2 Eatonton, GA - (33.0 Miles)
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