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.

Part Time Horticulture P.A. Position Available

County Extension Program Horticulture Part-time Program Assistant
Houston County Cooperative Extension

Immediate opening. Applicant must be able to work with the Master Gardener Extension Volunteer program. Position will help facilitate Horticulture Programs in the county under the direction of the Agriculture and Natural Resource agent. Position located in the Houston County Extension Office, UGA Cooperative Extension, Perry, GA.
$11.54 an hour, 19 hours a week
Interested candidates should submit application/resume online only at: , select Staff Openings and
Posting Position # 20171975
Applications accepted for this position: October 20, 2017



Serv Safe Manager Training Class in Macon

Bibb County Extension is offering a ServSafe Manager training class in Macon at the Macon-Bibb County Health Department. The classes are scheduled for November 1 & 2 from 9am-5pm. The cost for the course is $140 and will go up to $170 after October 23.  For more information, please call Keishon J. Thomas at the Bibb County Extension Office at 478-751-6338. The deadline to register is October 23rd, or when the class is full-whichever comes first.
























Garden Bench

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





Extension News
  • 'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up. By Norman Winter | Published: 10/19/2017
  • Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
  • Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
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