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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

 

Our office is open to the public 8-5 Monday -Friday, closed for lunch 12-1 unless you contact us at 770.307.3029 and we will be glad to meet with you!

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

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  • Advancing Georgia's Leaders Advancing Georgia's Leaders A program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, AGL is designed to educate and empower agriculture professionals to be dynamic industry leaders. By Leslie Matos | Published: 10/20/2021
  • Rock Eagle Chapel Rock Eagle Chapel Nearly destroyed by fire in 2019, the Rock Eagle Chapel at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center was restored with the help of generous donations from supporters. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 10/19/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 19 - Oct 20 Produce Safety Alliance Virtual Grower Training The course will include remote delivery over two days. Each day, trainers will spend approximately four hours of instruction time covering content contained in these seven modules: · Introduction to produce safety · Worker health and hygiene · Soil amendments · Wildlife, domesticated animals and land use · Agricultural water (production and postharvest water) · Postharvest handling and sanitation · How to develop a farm food safety plan
    • Virtual Event
  • Oct 21 ServSafe 2-day Training University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • McDonough, GA - (40.0 Miles)
  • Oct 21 - Oct 29 Right Bite for Diabetes Cooking School Join us for a virtual, 4-lesson series in October as we discuss how you can control your diabetes through healthy food selection and preparation methods. There is no cost to attend this series. Registration is required. OCTOBER 21, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 22, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 28, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. OCTOBER 29, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Virtual Event
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