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Newton County Cooperative Extension

UGA Extension Newton County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, food safety and nutrition, and leadership and citizenship for youth.

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Newton County, the University of Georgia, the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Backed up by specialists and a network of resources, Extension Agents have been on the job in Georgia since 1914.


Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 20 - Sep 25 Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference The Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference (SRTLC) is a first-of-its-kind, multi-state 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 - (170.0 Miles)
  • Sep 21 Farm Friends at the Gwinnett County Fair Come visit us at the Gwinnett County Fair. You'll find us in the Big Red Barn where you can pet farm animals, milk Daisy, our wooden sawhorse cow, explore farm life activities, and play barnyard trivia. Plus, you can help us celebrate the birthday of Ellie May, our donkey!
    • Lawrenceville, GA - (26.0 Miles)
  • Sep 21 Beef Quality Assurance Workshop Jasper County ANR Agent Derrick Jones and Morgan County ANR Agent Lucy Ray will be hosting a BQA certification workshop on Thursday, September 21, 2023 with guest speaker Franklin County ANR Agent Raymond Fitzpatrick. The topics of discussion will include feeds and nutrition, genetic selection, cattle handling, transport and marketing, bio-security, record keeping and more.
    • Madison, GA - (23.0 Miles)
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