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
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 - (75.0 Miles)
Oct 19 - Oct 21 Weekend in the Classic City The Georgia Collegiate 4-H Clubs are excited about the opportunity to work with your high school 4-H'ers and help them learn more about life as a college student at Weekend in the Classic City 2018. Workshops will focus on the college search process, application preparation, scholarships, student life and so much more! No late registration will be available and space is limited! Athens, GA - (59.0 Miles)
Oct 19 Child Passenger Safety This class provides instruction on the importance and proper use of car seats and safety belts for children when riding in vehicles. The class is open to all parents regardless of financial status or residency. However, qualified participants (Burke County resident who is WIC, PeachCare, or Medicaid eligible) will receive a free car seat or booster seat that meets the needs of their child. Please note that there is a two seat per family limit. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Waynesboro, 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.