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.
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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
May 22 - May 23 ServSafe Manager Training UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Griffin, GA - (103.0 Miles)
May 23 UGA Extension Gwinnett Category 24 Ornamental and Turf Pesticide Applicator Training The program will only cover category 24, ornamental and turf portion of the exam, not the general standards. The training will include hands-on material, handouts and a practice exam. Lawrenceville, GA
May 23 - May 24 Manager ServSafe Training This training program certifies food handlers in restaurants, school, hospital and nursing home cafeterias, and other food service businesses to prevent causing or spreading foodborne illness. The ServSafe® Program is a recognized food safety sanitation course developed by The Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association Americus, GA - (144.0 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.