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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.

Mission

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


ServSafe 2-day Training

Oct 20, 20218:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Oct 21, 20218:30 AM - 3:00 PM

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF.

The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.

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Location

  • Henry County Cooperation Extension
  • 97 Lake Dow Road
  • McDonough, GA 30252
  • Room A
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 14 - Jan 16 4-H New Year Showdown Horse Show New year, new 4-H horse opportunities! 4-H New Year Showdown will take place January 14-16, 2022 rain or shine and begin at 9 am each day of show. Come practice before State Show or come see what 4-H horse project is all about! (You do not have to be a current 4-H member to participate.) Register online or contact crbenn@uga.edu for a paper registration form. Age Divisions: Cloverleaf (4-6th grades), Novice (7-12th grades), Junior (7-8th grades) and Senior (9-12th grades) Show Fees: Pay class fees and show fees as laid out in registration OR enjoy the Flat Rate Show Fee! Cloverleaf/Novice Entire Show Fee: $125 and Junior/Senior Entire Show Fee: $225 *Use the flat rate fee to get the best deal! This is also a great chance to try something new and really go for it since it covers all classes in the division!*
    • Madison, GA - (23.0 Miles)
  • Jan 18 Georgia Seafood for the Future Learn how UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant have partnered with food science and technology experts from the University of Georgia to diversify and expand the use of our state’s seafood resources beyond traditional marketing avenues.
    • Darien, GA - (206.0 Miles)
  • Jan 19 Starting Seeds Indoors "Get a head start on getting supplies to start your seeds indoors this year. Growing plants from seeds is cost effective and gives you a larger variety of plants to choose from for your garden. "
    • Virtual Event
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