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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
  • Whitefly Management link USDA grant provides funding for researchers at three different institutions: UGA, Fort Valley State University and USDA-ARS. By Clint Thompson | Published: 9/13/2019
  • Land Judging link Liberty County Senior Team to represent Georgia at the 2020 National Land Judging Competition. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/29/2019
  • Burtons Honored link Longtime supporters remember counting down the days until Georgia 4-H camp. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 9/12/2019
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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 16 The Life of Monarch Butterflies Come learn some new and fascinating information about these enchanting butterflies. Gainesville, GA - (26.0 Miles)
  • Sep 17 Northeast Georgia Master Cattleman Program The Master Cattlemen's program delivers a practical, science-based production management curriculum to Georgia's beef producers. This is the third session of this eight week 2019 NE GA Master Cattleman Program. Scheduled to present: Dr. Lawton Stewart, UGA Beef Nutrition Management Specialist. Topic: Nutritional Management. Participants meet each Tuesday night for eight weeks beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. During the eight sessions, attendees learn and discuss current issues, meet industry experts, and network with area producers. This program is offered through the Morgan and Jasper County Extension offices this fall. Shady Dale, GA - (39.0 Miles)
  • Sep 17 GrassMasters, Part 4 This program is a 7-week series focusing on forage production that gives producers an entry-level education leading in to other programs like Grazing School or Southeastern Hay Convention. Programs will be taught by UGA Forage Team members and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service staff. Chatsworth, GA - (81.0 Miles)
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