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  • Dryland Peanuts
  • Published 7/21/2016 by Clint Thompson
  • UGA Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort cautions farmers about applying treatments to dryland crop during drought.
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  • Peach Research
  • Published 7/21/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
  • UGA researchers breed consumers' likes into future peach varieties.
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  • Beginning Farmers Training
  • Published 7/21/2016 by Merritt Melancon
  • Low-cost farm business, small-fruit production and small ruminant training offered this fall across Georgia.
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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


  • Jul 23
  • 8:00 AM | Cleveland, GA
  • July 23, 2016. FITA 25M and 3-D (20 targets) tournament; compound tournament for prizes, but all archers welcome. Adults & youth, concessions available. $15 per shooter or $25 for both events. 10 ends of three arrows. The White County 4-H Archery Range is located at 1853 Asbestos Rd., Cleveland, GA. FITA pre-registration REQUIRED: go to https://goo.gl/JB9piI. Deadline for pre-registration: July 15, 2016. Flight time schedules are on attached flyer. All proceeds to benefit White County 4-H Archery Team.
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