UGA Extension Office


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

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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 27 2023 Georgia Ag Forecast This annual seminar shares the latest research and information from UGA faculty to help farmers and agribusinesses in Georgia's No. 1 industry. Join us in-person or online for these expert updates, including keynote address by Deputy Chairperson of the World Agricultural Outlook Board William Chambers and industry-specific breakout sessions.
    • Virtual Event
    • Tifton, GA - (133.0 Miles)
  • Jan 28 - Jan 29 Georgia 4-H State Horse Quiz Bowl Horse Quiz Bowl teams of either four or five members from one county compete against each other answering questions in a game show format. Play consists of double elimination tournament-style matches where two teams compete at a time. Participants compete with their team to answer questions on anatomy, conformation, feed and nutrition.
    • Madison, GA - (36.0 Miles)
  • Jan 30 Small Backyard Flock Webinar for Homeowners: Basic Information for a Backyard Flock If your are thinking of starting a small backyard flock, begin with some research based information from the Poultry Science Department of the University of Georgia. Dr. Casey Ritz will share pro tips to have a successful backyard flock. Dr. Ritz will cover important information to start a backyard flock, such as, space and environmental requirements, common problems, and pro tips to have a successful backyard flock. The cost of the class is $12. Please call 770-473-3945 to make a payment or visit our office at 1262 Government Circle, Jonesboro, GA 30236. The class will be online on Monday, January 30th 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
    • Virtual Event
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  • Record Research Spending Record Research Spending Over the past nine years, UGA’s annual R&D expenditures have increased by nearly 58%. By Michael Terrazas | Published: 1/26/2023
  • Mental Health Day Mental Health Day Mental Health Day at the Georgia State Capitol will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31. By Amanda Budd | Published: 1/25/2023
  • Bees in winter Bees in winter As temperatures drop, bees must change their behavior to survive the winter. By Amanda Budd | Published: 1/24/2023
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