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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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  • Community perceptions of hemp Community perceptions of hemp Researchers sought to identify potential perception problems that could arise in communities where the crop is grown and processed into various goods. By Allison Fortner | Published: 1/19/2021
  • 2021 President's Medal 2021 President's Medal Bill Flatt and the late Ivery Clifton will be recognized in a virtual awards ceremony By Sara Freeland | Published: 1/19/2021
  • 2020 Hay Contest Winners 2020 Hay Contest Winners More states submitted samples to the contest than ever before. By Josh Paine | Published: 1/14/2021
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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.


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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 19 - Jan 20 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Clayton County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF.
    • Jonesboro, GA - (28.0 Miles)
  • Jan 19 2021 Virtual Cotton Production Meeting The University of Georgia Cotton Team would like to invite you to attend our annual cotton county production meetings virtually. Specialists from the University of Georgia Extension Cotton Team will discuss current topics covering agronomics, fertility, irrigation, pest management, and economics with results from recent field trials. Registration at https://2021ugacotton.eventbrite.com
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 19 Basics of Managing Equine Health: Vaccinations If you are new to horse ownership and care, or if you just want a refresher on some important health topics, join us in January and February of 2021 for this FREE and VIRTUAL series! All programs will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:00PM. January 19: Vaccinations by Dr. Sabine Mann, Cornell University What vaccines should you consider for your horse? What risk factors should you think about? Learn about the role of vaccines in keeping your horse healthy.
    • Virtual Event
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