UGA Extension Office


The Glascock County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

We offer services in the following areas:

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
  • Mar 5 - Mar 19 Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other diseases. During our three exciting lessons you will learn: -to choose healthier food at the store -prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar, and sodium -portion control. Registration fee $20. Forsyth, GA - (79.0 Miles)
  • Mar 17 - Mar 18 Sporting Clays Invitational Sporting Clays Invitational Eatonton, GA - (45.0 Miles)
  • Mar 17 Spring Cleaning with Green Cleaning (Monroe County Library) Why healthy? Why green? People spend an average of 90% of their time indoors. The levels of organic pollutants are higher indoors. These pollutants can trigger health problems. Come learn about these organic pollutants and how to reduce them. Included in the class will be how to make home cleaners that don't pollute indoor air and can help you save money! There will be two programs at the Monroe County Library on March 17th from 1:00 to 2:30 and April 10th from 5:30 to 7:00pm. Forsyth, GA - (79.0 Miles)
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