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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

  • Jul 23 - Jul 27 State 4-H Congress 4-H Event
    • Atlanta, GA - (38.0 Miles)
  • Jul 24 Pesticide Credit Class Hart County Extension will be offering a pesticide credit class for private and commercial pesticide license holders. The class will be held on July 24th from 12:00-1:00 at the Hart County Agriscience Center. License holders will receive one hour of credit for attending. All Commercial License Categories have been approved to receive credit. Please call our office at 706-376-3134 to let us know you are planning to attend or if you have any questions.
    • Hartwell, GA - (78.0 Miles)
  • Jul 25 - Jul 26 4-H2O Camp (Pike and Spalding Counties) Join in on educational, water fun for two days with trained environmental educators! Students will play water games, take field trips, and learn about water and environmental concepts during this action-packed camp. Each day will begin at 9:00 am and end at 4:00 pm. This camp is intended for rising 5th through 8th grade students. Space is limited to 24 students, so register early.
    • Meansville, GA - (47.0 Miles)