Agriculture & Natural Resources
Prices for General Soil & Water Testing
- Basic Soil Test: $8.00 per test
- Soil Testing in Georgia
- Soil Testing for Home Lawns, Gardens and Wildlife Food Plots
- Basic Water Test: $22.00 per sample (mineral content)
- Bacteria in Drinking Water: $46.00 (includes shipping)sting Services
Please feel free to contact us (706) 595-1815 for more details about these tests and other testing services which are available.
Newspaper Fact Sheet for the Week
Private Pesticide Applicators
Private Pesticide License laws are changing May 1, 2017. If you would like to get yours renewed before these changes take effect, here is some information for you!! Here at the McDuffie County Extension Office, we are glad to help with any questions you may have!
We have several upcoming webinars for commercial and private pesticide applicators. If you or someone you know would like to watch one of these webinars, feel free to come watch them here at the Extension Office. The dates and time are listed below, and as always, you can call the office with any other questions
Jan 24 The Ins and Outs of Diabetes A valuable class to learn more about living with Diabetes. Sandersville, GA - (41.0 Miles)
Jan 24 GrassMasters Part 2 - Monroe County The GrassMasters Program is seven part program that offers background information to forage and hay production newcomers, and new techniques and tips to seasoned farmers who want to try something new this spring. The course will focus on the forages proven best for middle Georgia and strategies for grazing, maintaining soil fertility and health, and managing pests. Members of the UGA Forage Team and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service staff members will teach all of the classes. Class two is "Fertilization of Perennial Grass" The cost for all seven parts of GrassMasters is $25, and the course is open to anyone interested in improving his or her knowledge of pastureland health or forage and hay production. Seating is limited, so interested farmers and landowners are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Additional class dates: -January 29 -January 31 -February 5 -February 7 -February 12 Forsyth, GA - (88.0 Miles)
Jan 25 Green Cleaning A valuable class to learn more about home maintenance and protecting it by making your own cleaning products. Sandersville, GA - (41.0 Miles)
Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.