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Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.


UGA Extension Bulloch County offers educational programs in the areas of horticulture and agriculture, as well as leadership and citizenship opportunities for youth.

UGA Extension operates through a unique partnership with Bulloch 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.

For more information in our main program areas, visit our pages:

Agriculture & Natural Resources

4-H Youth Development

Family & Consumer Sciences


Extension News


  • Peach Crop
  • Published 3/27/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
  • High-chill peach varieties not expected to bloom until late March or mid-April.
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  • Flavor of Georgia 2017
  • Published 3/22/2017 by Merritt Melancon
  • Chamblee food entrepreneurs wow judges with naturally sweet, creamy pecan butter.
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  • Georgia Corn Crop
  • Published 3/21/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
  • UGA Extension estimates Georgia's corn acreage to be between 330,000 and 340,000 acres.
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Extension Publications


  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
  • Published 3/28/2017
  • Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987)
  • Published 3/27/2017
  • This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
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  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931)
  • Published 6/22/2016
  • Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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Upcoming Events


  • Mar 25-Mar 31
  • Washington, DC
  • Connecting • Learning • Engaging • Leading • Impacting National 4-H Conference is the premier 4-H civic engagement national opportunity for youth. National 4-H Conference is the annual premiere national civic engagement opportunity for 4-H members across the country. Delegates will not only learn while at the conference. Delegates have the opportunity to practice and apply in a real world setting their newly developed and refined skills. Land Grant University 4-H Departments send a delegation size of their choice to participate in the conference. The selection and registration process is up to each Land Grant University 4-H Department. Youth delegates must be between ages 15 (by January 1 of the conference year) and 19 years old. The delegates choose an important societal topic and in round table groups prepare a briefing. During the conference, the groups present their briefing to federal officials around the Washington, D.C. area.
  • Mar 29
  • 9:30 AM | Perry, GA
  • Forage production is the heart of Georgia's livestock industry. Our diverse forage systems are some of the best in the world. For the fifth straight year, the Georgia Cattlemen's Annual Convention begins with a focus on forages with the Georgia Forages' Conference starting off the week's events. This Conference is planned for March 29, 2017 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. This event allows us to team up with the Georgia Cattlemen's Association to offer a new learning opportunity in combination with the GCA's annual cattlemen's convention.
  • Mar 30-Mar 31
  • Tifton, GA
  • For over 100 years, Georgia 4-H has provided young people with leadership training and opportunities to apply what they have learned. This half day conference will focus on cultivating the leadership skills of elementary and middle school students. This conference is designed for students participating in Student Council, Beta Club, 4-H Officers, Safety Patrol and other emerging student leaders. Older elementary school students as well as middle school students are encouraged to attend (grades 4-8). Lunch will be provided for all participants as well as chaperones and bus drivers that are registered.
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