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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
  • Feb 3 - Feb 6 SE District Jr/Sr Project Achievement 4-H Event
    • Eatonton, GA - (33.0 Miles)
  • Feb 3 Journeyman Farmers Certificate Program Fruit and Vegetable Production Section UGA Extension Henry County is offering the Journeyman Farmers Certificate Program for small farmers who are new and for those who would like to become a small farmer. The Fruit and Vegetable Production is a seven-part training that covers soil health and fertility, crop rotations, pest management, food safety, and marketing.
    • McDonough, GA - (13.0 Miles)
  • Feb 3 Spring Turfgrass Care For success in establishing and maintaining your turfgrass in the coming seasons, consider attending a webinar with research based information from Dr. Clint Waltz, turfgrass specialist from the University of Georgia. Dr. Waltz will cover topics related to weeds control, maintenance of cool-season grasses, aeration and fertilization of turfgrasses. The cost of the webinar is $12. Please call 770-473-3945 to make a payment or visit our office at 1262 Government Circle, Jonesboro, GA 30236.
    • Virtual Event
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