UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

UGA Extension Lamar County offers information related to agriculture, natural resources and the environment. We work with farmers, landowners and gardeners on a variety of topics and issues related to sustaining agriculture, protecting the environment and conserving natural resources. We can help you with integrated pest management, nutrient management, soil fertility management, pond management, gardening, lawn care, crop and livestock production, timber and wildlife management and a host of many other issues. Give us a call or stop to visit and pick up some unbiased, research based information.

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Upcoming UGA Events
  • Sep 4 - Oct 30 Columbus Master Naturalist Class The Georgia Master Naturalist is a nine week hands-on environmental education course that explores habitats and ecosystems in Georgia and human impacts on those environments. Our class will focus specifically on Central Georgia and urban ecosystems. Class will feature in-depth lectures from regional experts, kayaking in oxbow lakes, a geology hike at Providence Canyon, and other unique hands-on learning opportunities. Class size is limited. Deadline to register is August 6th. Call UGA Extension Columbus to register: 706-653-4200. Columbus, GA - (64.0 Miles)
  • Oct 17 Jonesboro Farmers Market The Jonesboro Farmers Market is attracting more vendors and urban farmers to the market this year. There is no charge for farmers/vendors to participate at the market, which makes the market unique. The market's vendors include urban farmers with a variety of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, cottage food vendors with an array of homemade products and a handful of vendors selling house plants and vegetable seedlings to start your backyard garden. UGA Clayton County Master Gardener Extension volunteers are at every market day sharing Extension gardening information. The market will also continue its live food preparation/nutrition demonstrations on occasional market days. Jonesboro, GA - (34.0 Miles)
  • Oct 18 Growing Backyard Fruit Trees Learn how to grow apples, pears, plums, peaches, and pomegranates. Pest control, pruning, fertilization, maintenance and more will be discussed to maximize your backyard fruit production. Jeffersonville, GA - (54.0 Miles)
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