Paulding County UGA Extension links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Paulding County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. Paulding County UGA Extension helps citizens by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship
  • Family and Economic Well-Being

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 24
  • 6:00 PM | Dallas, GA
  • Please join us. A great way to share plants you have in abundance, and chance to swap plants with fellow gardeners. Plan on swapping 1-3 plants. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Friday October 7, by calling, 770-443-7616 or emailing uge2223@uga.edu. You will be emailed guidelines and plant information cards upon RSVP confirmation.
  • Oct 25
  • 4:30 PM | Dallas, GA
  • Portfolio Workshop is open to any 7-12 grader who is planning to attend DPA in March 2017.
  • Oct 27
  • 10:00 AM | Dallas, GA
  • Are you interested in learning more about backyard beekeeping? Did you know that it can be a fun and engaging hobby and also that it is beneficial to food production in the home garden? Come learn about Beekeeping with Master Gardeners from Victor Halbgewachs, President of the Paulding County Beekeepers Association.
  • Nov 22
  • 9:00 AM | Dallas, GA
  • Portfolio Workshop is open to any 7-12 grader who is planning to attend DPA in March 2017.
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Extension News

  • Organic Gardening
  • Published 10/21/2016 by Timothy Daly
  • Organic gardening is more than just a growing method that reduces pesticides.
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  • Zika Virus Research
  • Published 10/20/2016 by Charlene Betourney
  • UGA research finds evidence in 'chick model' that Zika virus takes hold in the first trimester.
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  • Floral Beauty
  • Published 10/19/2016 by Norman Winter
  • Whether solid in color or multi-colored, zinnias are easy to grow and add breathtaking beauty to the garden.
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Extension Publications

  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016)
  • Published 9/2/2016
  • 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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  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987)
  • Published 9/19/2016
  • 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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  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943)
  • Published 5/25/2016
  • 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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