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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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  • Burton Sea Turtle Burton Sea Turtle Environmental Education staff at the Burton 4-H Center care for sea turtles that do not successfully make their initial voyage to the ocean as hatchlings through a partnership with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, which grants permits and permission for these stragglers to be raised at the center until they are ready to live in the wild on their own. By Josie Smith | Published: 9/23/2022
  • Cold Facts Cold Facts Take care when preparing fresh berries for freezing or refrigeration to reduce contaminants By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/22/2022
  • Stroke Therapy Stroke Therapy Study at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center shows that combination treatment dramatically improves recovery in pig stroke models By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/21/2022
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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 22 - Sep 26 4-H Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference (SRTLC) The Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference (SRTLC) is a first-of-its-kind, multistate 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower & inspire them to make a positive change across the southern region through youth-adult partnerships.  Georgia 4-H participates as one of several host states for SRTLC each year.
    • Crossville, GA - (148.0 Miles)
  • Sep 27 - Sep 28 Cloverleaf Conference - Wahsega (4th - 6th Grades) Cloverleaf Conference is an afternoon event for 4th - 6th graders. Senior 4-H'ers (9th - 12th graders) can submit applications to teach at this event.
    • Dahlonega, GA - (46.0 Miles)
  • Sep 27 Master Cattlemen Program We are hosting the Master Cattlemen Program this year! The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. Over the eight week period, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. We will have specialists each Tuesday night for 8 weeks starting August 23rd! It is $100 to register, & dinner is included with every session. Registration ends August 18th.
    • Carrollton, GA - (88.0 Miles)
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