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.

Shotgun Team Interest Meeting

S.A.F.E. Shotgun Interest meeting will be held on January 24th at 6:30 here at the Extension Office at 801 Main Street in Perry. Our office is located on the 3rd floor. This is for 7th-12th graders, new and returning shooters! It's a perfect opportunity for you to ask questions, pay your registration fee and fill out all necessary paper work! A valid Hunter's Safety certificate/card is required to be on the team. Please fee free to email Coach Dennis Stubbs at if you have any questions.



Production Meetings for 2019

The schedule for 2019 Production Meetings is below. All attendees will receive 1 hour of Private and 1 hour of Commerical Pesticide credit.









Office Hours

Our office is open from 8AM-12PM and from 1PM-5PM. Our office does close daily for lunch from 12-1. We do have an answering machine, so please don't hesitate to leave us a message, and we will get back with you as soon as we return!


New Pricing for Soil Samples

Effective November 1, soil samples will now be $8.00. This includes shipping via UPS to our lab in Athens. Thank you for your continued support of UGA Extension. We are here to serve you and appreciate your continued business.



So Easy to Preserve Books Sold Here!  

UGA Extension is pleased to offer a new edition of its popular book, So Easy To Preserve. We have some copies of this book in our office for $20.00

This beautiful book contains the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture recommendations for safe food preservation. So Easy To Preserve is now a 375-page book with over 185 tested recipes, along with step-by-step instructions and in-depth information for both the new and experienced food preserver. Chapters include Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Jellied Fruit Products, Freezing and Drying. This 5th edition has 35 new tested recipes and processes, in addition to a new section with recommended procedures for home-canned salsas.   















Extension News
  • National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 1/17/2019
  • VITA Program link Free tax help available to eldery, disabled and low-income Georgians. By Ellen Hallman | Published: 1/17/2019
  • Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/17/2019
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