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

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Extension News
  • Beyond Hemp Beyond Hemp UGA horticulture experts offer advice on growing medicinal herbs in landscapes and gardens. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/20/2020
  • Rural Stress Rural Stress Weather and finances top farmers’ sources of stress By Merritt Melancon | Published: 2/19/2020
  • Capitol 4-H Day 2020 Capitol 4-H Day 2020 UGA Extension has held 4-H Day at the state Capitol for more than 30 years. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/14/2020
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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 19 - Feb 23 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry, GA - (107.0 Miles)
  • Feb 22 - Feb 24 NEW Communications & Technology Team Retreat The Georgia 4-H Communications & Technology Team members are invited to a weekend retreat to complete projects in the areas of photography, videography, podcasting, computer graphics, and GPS/GIS. Eatonton, GA - (50.0 Miles)
  • Feb 22 Farm to School Farmer Forum Barrow County School Nutrition is actively seeking more locally produced food to serve in their cafeterias and is willing to pay competitive prices and accept both small and large quantities. Farmers, please join us for the following sessions aimed at increasing local procurement. This event is free due to funding by a USDA Farm to School grant. Session materials, coffee, refreshments, and lunch by Chef John Huff are included as a part of this program. - Selling to the School, our local school nutrition coordinators will discuss the ins and outs of selling local agricultural products to the school, followed by a Q&A, and facilitated discussion on how to make the process more workable for all involved - Food Safety on the Farm, review of on-farm and transportation food safety - Maintaining Quality through Harvest and Post-Harvest Practices, UGA Extension specialist Dr. Tim Coolong will discuss best practices for harvest and post-harvest storage to maintain peak quality of locally grown produce. Winder, GA
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