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
Feb 21 - Feb 26 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry - (101.0 Miles)
Feb 23 Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam Preparatory Class for Category 24 UGA Extension Gwinnett is offering a workshop to help prepare those who are planning to take the Georgia Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam in Category 24 Ornamental and Turf to pass it. The workshop will cover the ornamental and turf section first, and then the general standards section. We will have informative handouts and a couple of practice exams. Lawrenceville, GA - (90.0 Miles)
Feb 23 Small Engine Maintenance and Repair Workshop This program will cover how to properly troubleshoot and maintain common garden and landscape equipment. Participants will be taught the basics of how to tune up equipment, winterize, as well as basic troubleshooting and repair procedures. The program will also go into detail on how to properly sharpen everything from knives to chainsaws. There will be discussion on tools and diagnostic equipment that are essential for repairing and servicing small engines. Bob Westerfield, Extension Horticulturist, and Brian Maddy, Troup County Extension agent, will be the program speakers. Griffin, GA - (103.0 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.