UGA Extension Office

Home

Newton Administration Building
Extension News
  • Smart Irrigation link It's tough to keep landscape plants perky during the summer — here's some help. By Sadie Lackey | Published: 7/16/2019
  • Sunbelt Field Day link UGA agriculture specialists to discuss crop research during Sunbelt Field Day on July 25. By Clint Thompson | Published: 7/15/2019
  • Native Wine Grapes link Potential grape growers turn to muscadines because of their hardiness and resilience.  By Merritt Melancon | Published: 7/11/2019
Show More News keyboard_arrow_right

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.


Upcoming Events
  • Jun 7 - Nov 1 The Fairgrounds Farmers Market Support our Local Farmers and Artisans! Farmers Market Menu: Seasonal fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies, raw goat's milk, home-made bread, confections, dry herbs, seasonings, boiled peanuts (regular, lemon pepper, and jalapeno), microgreens, iris plants, various varieties of trees and shrubs, hand-turned wooden bowls, goat's milk lotions, soaps, salves, and lip balm, handcrafted stained glass and wind-chimes, handsewn smock bibs, aprons, boho bags, blankets, and more. We are still accepting vendors. Call 770-467-4225 for more details. Griffin, GA - (35.0 Miles)
  • Jul 17 - Jul 18 Deep South Stocker Conference The eleventh annual Deep South Stocker Conference is headed to Georgia. This year’s program will offer a combination of seminars, demonstrations, as well as tours. This includes all of the seminars, demos, notebook, tour, and meals. For more information on the program, registration, and location, please DeepSouthStocker.org, or call your local Extension office. This conference is a joint effort between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Mississippi State University Extension Service, and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. Athens, GA - (38.0 Miles)
  • Jul 17 Free Gardening Class Series: Herb Gardening Please join us this month for July’s class on Herb Gardening! This class is a part of Athens Clarke County Extension's 2019 Free Gardening Class Series. It will include an informative presentation on topics including basic growing requirements for most culinary herbs, how and when to harvest your herbs and more! Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. Athens, GA - (35.0 Miles)
See More Events keyboard_arrow_right