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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 9 Walk-a-Weigh Morning Session Ready to take care of your health in the new year? Join us! Walk-a-Weigh is an award-winning program offered by UGA Cooperative Extension. In just a few short weeks, you can learn the skills for permanent weight loss and health. The program is inexpensive, fun and effective. Just a few changes in your eating and activity habits can have a BIG IMPACT on your health and well-being for a lifetime. Each Walk-a-Weigh session will include a lesson on ways to control your weight, a taste-test of a healthy recipe, and time for the group to walk together. Each session is limited to 25 participants.
    • Conyers, GA - (13.0 Miles)
  • Feb 9 Walk-a-Weigh Noon Session Ready to take care of your health in the new year? Join us! Walk-a-Weigh is an award-winning program offered by UGA Cooperative Extension. In just a few short weeks, you can learn the skills for permanent weight loss and health. The program is inexpensive, fun and effective. Just a few changes in your eating and activity habits can have a BIG IMPACT on your health and well-being for a lifetime. Each Walk-a-Weigh session will include a lesson on ways to control your weight, a taste-test of a healthy recipe, and time for the group to walk together. Each session is limited to 25 participants.
    • Conyers, GA - (13.0 Miles)
  • Feb 9 So You Think You Want Bees Honey bees and beekeeping come with a lot of benefits, but it's not for everyone. Find out if beekeeping is the right fit for you and what it takes to get started during this free, virtual lunch and learn.
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