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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
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Extension News
  • 4-H Week link Georgia has one of the largest state 4-H programs in the country. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 9/17/2019
  • Whitefly Management link USDA grant provides funding for researchers at three different institutions: UGA, Fort Valley State University and USDA-ARS. By Clint Thompson | Published: 9/13/2019
  • Land Judging link Liberty County Senior Team to represent Georgia at the 2020 National Land Judging Competition. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/29/2019
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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.


Upcoming Events
  • Sep 18 - Sep 19 ServSafe® Manager Certification Course and Exam The 2-Day ServSafe® program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to foodservice managers. Students can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). Swainsboro, GA - (111.0 Miles)
  • Sep 18 Feasibility of Georgia Branded Beef and Local Processing A meeting to discuss the economic feasibility of a beef processing facility in the area will be held on September 18th, at the Farmview Market & Cafe beginning at 6:30 pm. A brief overview of the findings will be presented as well as a question and answer time. An evening meal will be provided. Please RSVP: 706.342.2214. This meeting is hosted by the University of Georgia Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development amd sponsored by: GA Farm Bureau; Farm Credit Associations of GA; GA EMC; GA Dept. of Agriculture. Madison, GA - (23.0 Miles)
  • Sep 19 - Sep 20 SRTLC - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference The Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference (SRTLC) is the first-of-its-kind, multi-state 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower and inspire them to make a positive change across the Southern Region through leadership development and youth-adult partnerships. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/citizenship/military-programs/schedule-of-events/southern-region-teen-leadership-conference/ Crossville, GA - (174.0 Miles)
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