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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
  • TifTuf Recognition TifTuf Recognition The Georgia-grown turfgrass is being used around the world By Ashley Crain, Tyler G. Duggins | Published: 6/3/2020
  • Radon Awareness Radon Awareness Radon is a radioactive gas that is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. By Pamela Turner | Published: 6/3/2020
  • Producing Results Producing Results Gwinnett Georgia Grown to Go event highlights success of partnership with UGA Extension to connect producers and consumers. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 5/28/2020
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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)
  • Jun 3 Backyard Fruit Webinar Series: Specialty Fruits This online short course provides an excellent opportunity to learn about growing various small fruits and tree fruits. Each session is designed to help you gain the knowledge needed to grow your own! The webinar coordinator will email you a Zoom link the day before each webinar session you register to attend. *This session shares focuses on growing Specialty Fruits (fig, pomegranate, persimmon, etc.)* - (67.0 Miles)
  • Jun 4 Drought Proof Your Landscape Learn how to drought proof your landscape using research based techniques. - (49.0 Miles)
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