UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Here are some of our frequently requested services that can be found on this page:

 

Testing and Diagnostic Services (soil and water testing, plant tissue, feed and forages, trace element analyses)

Whether you'd like to increase your crop yield, grow healthier roses, test the quality of your drinking water, or make sure your creek isn't polluted, we can help. To submit samples for testing contact: UGA Extension Morgan County Office (706) 342-2214 or email: uge3211@uga.edu.

Through the UGA Agriculture and Environmental Services Laboratories (AESL) we provide testing for:

  • Soil analysis
  • Plant tissue analysis
  • Water quality
  • Pesticides and hazardous waste
  • Feeds and forages
  • Radon Testing (water)
  • Special analysis

 

Morgan County Agriculture Program Meetings:

Check back soon for details on the next meeting.

 

Morgan County Regularly Scheduled Extension Meetings

  • Morgan County Cattlemen's Association - Meets on a quarterly basis, next meeting, September 10, 2018  Location: Bonner's Triple B Restaurant, Buckhead, GA.  For more information call (706) 342-2214. RSVP requested for meal reservations.
  • Morgan County Dairy Association - Next Meeting: Monday, Aug. 20, 2018- Bonner's Triple B Restaurant, Buckhead, GA.  Please call (706) 342-2214 for more information. RSVP requested for meal reservations by noon, Tuesday on the Meeting Date. 
  • Morgan County Master Gardeners -- check back soon.  Location: Morgan County Extension Office, 440 Hancock Street, Madison, GA.  Call (706) 342-2214 for more information.
  • Morgan County Row Crop Association - Meets on a quarterly schedule, next meeting, second quarter 2018. For details:Call (706) 342-2214 or for more information.

For more information about the above Association meetings, please call UGA Extension Morgan County, (706) 342-2214 or email uge3211@uga.edu.

Pesticide Safety, Training & Certification Information

Master Gardener Information

How Do I Become a Master Gardener?

If you want to learn more about gardening topics, the Master Gardener program might be just what you're looking for. Master Gardeners are part of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.

Throughout the U.S., Master Gardeners trade hours of training for hours of volunteering on community garden projects. The Master Gardener program is a great way to learn and to meet other gardeners.

If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener in Morgan County, please call the Morgan County Extension Office (706) 342-2214.


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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 17 Cooking With A Farmer Enjoy a farm fresh dinner featuring a roasted pig raised on Twiggs County's own Jail Creek Farms along with other various side items all for only $5. You will also get to learn about the local agriculture in Twiggs County. Jeffersonville, GA - (64.0 Miles)
  • Aug 23 School IPM Workshop This one day workshop is meant to teach principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM in the school environments. The intended audience is owners and employees of pest management firms. An insect identification laboratory is part of the workshop. Continuing education credits available in GA, AL, SC, and TN. Five hours HPC credit (Category 29) available in GA. Griffin, GA - (52.0 Miles)
  • Aug 23 Blackberry Production For The Home Gardener And Small Producer Blackberries are one of the easiest fruits to grow for the home gardener and small sideline producer. New cultivars including primocane (first year canes) fruiting varieties have given us more disease resistance, sweeter and larger fruit. Come spend the evening with us and learn about small scale blackberry production and how you can enjoy the possibility of both a spring and fall berry crop. Eatonton, GA - (19.0 Miles)
  • Aug 29 August Hay Day We would like to invite you to our August Hay Day hosted by Lamar and Upson County Extension Offices. There will be presentations, vendors, equipment dealers and pesticide credit offered at this event. Come hungry, lunch will be provided by Yatesville Diner Catering. We hope to see you there! Culloden, GA - (68.0 Miles)
  • Aug 29 Integrating Beef Genetics into Dairy Herds to Build Marketable Calves This program will focus on selecting semen to introduce into dairy herds to capture extra dollars in the bull calf market. Speakers will review adjustments producers must make to their genetic strategy, how to understand semen selection and marketing channels, and the importance of calf delivery and care to achieve optimal feedlot performance. Speakers are: Dr. Lee Jones, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Jones specializes in Herd Health, Reproductive Efficiency and Advanced Reproductive Techniques. Mr. Greg Devine is a Large Herd Specialist with ST Genetics. Meeting is free of charge and will be held from 10 a.m. until noon. Please preregister for the meal by calling our office at 706-485-4151 by 5 pm 27th. Program and meal are sponsored by: Georgia Beef Commission and Georgia Milk Producers, Inc. Eatonton, GA - (19.0 Miles)
  • Aug 30 Forage & Grazing Management Field Day Material covered will include: Armyworm & Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Control and No-till Drill Calibration & Seed Selection, presented by Dennis Hancock, UGA; Fencing and Brace Construction, presented by Shane Moore; and Temporary Fencing Options for Managed Grazing and Rainfall Simulator Demonstration, presented by Philip Brown, NRCS. Greensboro, GA - (16.0 Miles)
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