What Extension Can Do for You
- Soil Sampling
- Water Testing
- Plant Tissue Diagnosis
- Green Industry Training
- Homeowner Horticulture Classes
- Agricultural Trials
- Site Visits to homes and farms
- Plant and Insect identification
- Publications on a variety of topics
- Chemical Recommendations
- Activities for 4-H and Youth Development
- Canning and Preserving Information
- Healthy Eating Education
- Child Care Training
- Pressure Cooker Testing
To learn more about any of these services, use the sidebar to navigate through our program areas. Call 478-987-2028 with questions.
ServSafe Manager's Certification
La Keshia Levi, FACS Agent is pleased to be able to offer the ServSafe Manager's class to the public. This is a 2 day class to receive your manager's certification. The class will be held June 25 and 26 from 8AM-5PM on both days at our Extension Office here in Perry. The cost of the 2 day class is 140.00. Snacks will be provided both days, and you will take a lunch break to grab lunch on your own. The deadline to register for the class is May 31. You can call the office at 478-987-2028 and pay via credit card and have your receipt emailed to you. Or you can print off the registration form and fill out it and send a check in the mail. Your receipt will be emailed to you so you know your registration was received.
**If you have taken the manager's course before and just need to renew your certification, you can come and take the EXAM ONLY. The exam will be given at our office on June 26 from 2PM-5PM. The cost for the EXAM ONLY is $60. You can register for the exam only the same way you would register for the manager's course.
Gardening with the Masters
Our Gardening with the Masters class dates have been set. We will be offering classes to homeowners that are taught by UGA Extension Master Gardeners. The classes are held here at our Extension Office in Perry. Classes are $10, and start at 6PM, with the exception of the Propagation class on May 25. The Propagation class is $45 and is held on a Saturday from 9AM to 12NOON, and lunch will be served at the conclusion of this class.
If you would like to register for one or more classes, please fill out the registration form and mail a check to the Extension Office (address is on the form). Or you can call us at 478-987-2028 and pay via credit card and have your receipt emailed to you within minutes. Please remember classes fill up quickly! The deadline to register is 2 days before the class to allow us time to prepare folders for all participants.
Pecan Course link Daylong workshop will cover variety selection, pest management, irrigation and fertilization.
Mosquito-borne Virus link Use insect repellent and wear long sleeves and pants to protect yourself.
Spring Ant Control link Labels and patience are the keys to safe, effective fire ant control.