UGA Extension Office


Newton Administration Building
  • Farm Stress Farm Stress The 2023 Farm Stress Summit, held at Mercer University this week, brought together farmers, government officials, community leaders, health care specialists, university faculty and program staff from around the state to learn more about the unique stressors farm families experience and strategies for building a network of support. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 3/23/2023
  • Community Engaged Research Community Engaged Research Faculty members work in partnership with units of UGA Public Service and Outreach and UGA Cooperative Extension. By Roy Parry | Published: 3/22/2023
  • Climate Adapted Pecans Climate Adapted Pecans An international team of researchers, including four faculty from CAES, has received a USDA NIFA award for the second phase of a study on one of Georgia’s top commodities: the pecan. By Jordan Powers | Published: 3/21/2023
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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.


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
  • Mar 23 Walk-a-Weigh Evening 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)
  • Mar 25 - Mar 26 Project SAFE 22 Silhouette Match 4-H Target Sports event
    • Eatonton, GA - (33.0 Miles)
  • Mar 25 - Mar 26 Cloverleaf Project Achievement - Jackson County 4th - 6th Grades Project Achievement Competition for 4th - 6th graders.
    • Athens, GA - (39.0 Miles)
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