UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Upcoming Events


  • Jun 6-Jun 8
  • 7:30 AM | Roberta, GA
  • You're never too young to become a Master Gardener! Join us for three fun filled days of garden exploration and learning through 6 experiential literacy based lessons. Must sign up for all three days. Cost: $50, includes lunch and two snacks each day. Open to the first 15 to register. This program is for 6, 7, and 8 year olds. Child must be 6 by June 1, 2017.
  • Jun 24
  • 9:30 AM | Warm Springs, GA
  • Rena Abernathy, heirloom tomato aficionado, has been saving seeds for over twenty years and grows around 150 varieties of tomatoes. She will be talking about the best heirloom tomato varieties to grow and how to save seeds for next year's garden. Susan James, the ANR Agent for Meriwether County, will discuss best practices for growing healthy tomato plants and the most common diseases and pests of tomatoes. In SC she worked with both conventional and organic commercial producers of tomatoes.
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Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.

Production Agriculture


Home & Garden


    • picture of soil testing bags, one of the services that UGA Extension provides
    • Soil Testing
    • Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
    • Homeowner Edition of the PEst Management Handbook
    • Pest Management
    • Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
    • UGA Extension Home Garden Publication Cover image
    • Home Garden Publication Series
    • Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease & insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
    • UGA Extension Native Plants for Georgia Publication
    • Native Plants for Georgia
    • Detailed information on native trees, shrubs and woody vines in Georgia, focusing on those available in the nursery trade.
    • Household water quality publication series cover image
    • Household Water Quality
    • Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
    • Georgia Green Industry Professional Development
    • The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.

Schools


    • Community and School Gardens
    • This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
    • Students Working On A School Garden Image
    • Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources
    • Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.

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