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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
  • Scouting link The life cycles of some insect pests are so short that missing a week of scouting can lead to increased pests and damaged crops. By Becky Griffin | Published: 5/23/2018
  • Pepper Weevils link Seventy percent of the winter peppers imported into the US are grown in Mexico, where weevils originate. By Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/22/2018
  • Yoga Kids link Almost 100 Georgia 4-H agents and assistants are now trained to teach Yoga for Kids. By Becky Griffin, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/23/2018
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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) 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.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) 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.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) 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
  • May 22 - May 23 ServSafe Manager Training UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Griffin, GA - (155.0 Miles)
  • May 23 UGA Extension Gwinnett Category 24 Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Applicator Training The program will only cover category 24, ornamental and turf portion of the exam, not the general standards. The training will include hands-on material, handouts and a practice exam. Lawrenceville, GA
  • May 23 - May 24 Manager ServSafe Training This training program certifies food handlers in restaurants, school, hospital and nursing home cafeterias, and other food service businesses to prevent causing or spreading foodborne illness. The ServSafe® Program is a recognized food safety sanitation course developed by The Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association Americus, GA - (146.0 Miles)
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