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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update

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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Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

A statement to our Extension Clients , 4-H members and 4-H Families about our office operations during the next few weeks.

Due to the COVID-19 virus Barrow County Offices are closed to walkin customers untill further notice. If you have any Questions PLEASE call our office at 770.307.3029 or email us at  uge1013@uga.edu and we will do everything we can to help you. We have a drop box to the right of our front door for any payments you would like to leave also.

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Extension News
  • Precision Ag Specialist Precision Ag Specialist Simerjeet "Simer" Virk is now an assistant professor and precision agriculture Extension specialist at UGA-Tifton. By Josh Paine | Published: 8/13/2020
  • No insect apocalypse No insect apocalypse Long-term ecological site study shows no net insect changes By Josh Paine | Published: 8/11/2020
  • COVID-19 Cell Immunity COVID-19 Cell Immunity First study to show taste bud cell immunity from contact with virus particle. By Charlene Betourney | Published: 8/10/2020
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Upcoming Events
  • Apr 17 - Oct 1 Summer Fruits and Veggies to Grow from Seeds This short, on-demand webinar covers the basics to get you growing a summer food garden. - (32.0 Miles)
  • Aug 17 "A Trip To The Feed Store: Deciphering Feed Tags" -- Horse Owners Virtual Seminar Series This FREE and VIRTUAL series is hosted by UGA Cooperative Extension and is appropriate for any level of horse enthusiast-- all are welcome! Monday nights in August at 7 PM via Zoom. Registration is required and limited to first 300 people at: http://tinyurl.com/UGAHorseOwnersSeries - (75.0 Miles)
  • Aug 18 How To Sell My Beef To The Public UGA Extension and Georgia Department of Agriculture speakers will discuss regulations, licensing, and best practices for selling your farm-raised beef to the public. There will also be testimonials from Georgia beef producers. The webinar is free, but you must pre-register at https://cattlemensprogram08182020.eventbrite.com/ - (31.0 Miles)
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