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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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  • Pollinator Prep Pollinator Prep Checking off pollinator to-do list for the fall and early winter will help pollinators next spring. By Becky Griffin | Published: 10/25/2021
  • Fighting Food Waste Fighting Food Waste Consumers in developed countries waste almost as much food per year — 222 million tons — as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa (230 million tons). By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 10/22/2021
  • Pumpkin Breeding Pumpkin Breeding A tricky crop to grow, the 'Orange Bulldog' pumpkin variety developed by UGA plant breeders fares well in Georgia climates. By Carly Alyse Mirabile | Published: 10/21/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 25 Fall Adult Learning Series Feeling stressed coming out of COVID-19? Working on relationships? Figuring out a new dinner routine on a smaller budget? Join us for this three-part series dealing with issues we are all confronting in the wake of COVID-19. You may attend in-person or virtually.
    • Virtual Event
    • Watkinsville, GA - (19.0 Miles)
  • Oct 25 Northeast Georgia Master Cattlemen's Program The UGA Beef Team is excited to offer the Master Cattlemen's Program. This program involves detailed, in-depth educational seminars related to beef cattle. The program lasts 8 weeks and meets on Monday evenings Sept 13-Nov 1 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This program is being co-hosted by Madison and Oglethorpe Counties.
    • Crawford, GA - (31.0 Miles)
  • Oct 26 Georgia Master Naturalist The Georgia Master Naturalist program is a series of weekly programs with specific environmental topics. This program is a hands-on environmental education course that explores habitats and ecosystems in Georgia and human impacts on those environments. This program is a combination of lectures and outside hands-on learning through field studies and relevant resources. An informed person can help make changes in their lives as well as their community and safeguard the environment. After completing this fun and interactive program, Georgia Master Naturalists are encouraged to share their knowledge with their communities by volunteering in local schools or nature centers. Barrow County topics: Basic Ecology, Native Plants and Pollinators, Water Conservation; Trees of Georgia; mammals of Georgia; Herpetology; Fish and Fisheries; Birds of Georgia; Edible Plants; Forest Management; Invasive Plants, and more!
    • Winder, GA
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