Lamar County Extension

is located in beautiful Barnesville, Georgia, Home of the famous Buggy Days.  We are here to serve the residents and farmers of Lamar County.  We host the 4-H organization which is available to students from the 5th through 12th grades.  The Extension office offers soil and water testing as well as other diagnostic services.  We also have information about Family and Consumer Science.   

Please stop by and let us serve you.  Our office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. till noon and 1:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m

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Extension Publications

Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)

  • Published 1/30/2016
  • 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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Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943)

  • Published 1/26/2016
  • The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
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