UGA Extension Office


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.

Childcare Training Class set for July 12


La Keshia Levi, our FACS Agent here in Houston County is offering another childcare training class specifically geared towards daycares and their employees. The class is scheduled for July 12th at our Extension Office here in Perry. The class starts at 6:30PM and ends at 8:30PM. Light refreshments will be served as well. The cost of the class is $10.00 per participant. You will register and pay with Margo Saunders who is with the Childcare Resource and Referral of SWGA in Albany. This is an ongoing collaboration with Mrs. Levi and Margo as they partner together to bring these classes to you.

Please refer any question to Margo Sanders at 229-317-6887.

Thank you so much!































Office Hours

Our office is open Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, and our office is closed for lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm daily. We are located in downtown Perry, at the "old" county courthouse at 801 Main Street and our office is on the 3rd floor.


Gardening with the Masters

The highly anticipated "Gardening with the Masters" classes have been scheduled. Please see the "Homeowner" section under "Agriculture and Natural Resources".


Garden Bench

The March/April edition of Garden Bench is ready for you! Please see our "Homeowner" section under Agriculture and Natural Resources.









Extension News
  • Network Leader link Interim director named for UGA Automated Environmental Monitoring Network. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/15/2018
  • Safer Fruit link Avoid illness by cleaning melons before slicing them and refrigerating any leftovers. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/14/2018
  • 4-H20 Camp link Three-day camp brings south Georgia 4-H'ers to UGA's Stripling Irrigation Research Park in Camilla, Georgia. By Lydia Connell | Published: 6/13/2018
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