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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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Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the census self-response has been extended to October 31. Complete it today by mail, telephone or online.

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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
  • Oct 26 - Oct 27 4-H & Fanning Joint Youth Voice Town Hall - NE District Part of a virtual town hall series allowing youth voice to help influence policies and programming both in UGA youth interactions and in local communities. These town halls bring together select senior 4-H'ers and adult community leaders to exchange ideas, feedback, and insights.
    • Athens, GA - (38.0 Miles)
  • Oct 26 How to Avoid the Halloween Sugar Rush Healthy Halloween tips to help you and your family resist the urge of overindulging in Halloween candy!
    • Virtual Event
  • Oct 27 Parenting Education Week 4 The Gateway Center and UGA Crisp County Extension are working together to bring you a parenting workshop! This class is perfect for foster parents or needed education hours for parents. Topics include: The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting, Ages and Stages of Growth Infants and Toddlers, Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children & Teens, Communication, Building Self-Worth in Children, Understanding Feelings, Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values, and Rules, Praising Children and their Behavior, Alternatives to Spanking, and Learning Positive Ways to deal with Stress and Anger. Register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocOGrqzwiHdK8Md5ur6qJQ4yOz5KC-3w6 to get the information.
    • Virtual Event
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