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:

 

May 17, 2018, Horse Pasture Field Day.  More info coming soon.

 

Morgan County Regularly Scheduled Extension Meetings

  • Morgan County Cattlemen's Association - Meets on a quarterly basis, next meeting,TBA 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, June 18, 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 --Meetings will begin again in 2018 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
  • May 24 UF/UGA Corn Silage and Forage Field Day Field day highlighting corn silage and forage production research updates Lake Alfred, FL - (394.0 Miles)
  • Jun 8 - Jun 9 Journeyman Farmers Certificate Program - Small Farm Business Planning Small Farm Business Planning part composed of four sessions that address financial matters that small farmers need to understand. Subjects covered include preparing a business plan, using balance sheets, risk management, and other pertinent topics. The presenters are from the UGA Small Business Development Center. Must attend this section in order to participate in the Fruit and Vegetable Production one. Lawrenceville, GA - (40.0 Miles)
  • Jun 19 Fire Ant Management Workshop for Pastures & Hayfields Fire ants can be a painful nuisance in pastures and hayfields. In this 2-hour workshop, UGA Extension Agent Paula Burke will show you how to identify fire ants, what treatment options effectively control them, and when and how to apply fire ant pesticide products. Pesticide applicator recertification credits: 2-hours for Commercial category 21 or 24; 1-hour for Private applicator license Cumming, GA - (57.0 Miles)
  • Jun 25 Egg Candling Certification Class To be sold, all chicken eggs must be evaluated by a certified grader and appropriately packaged and labeled in accordance with the Georgia Egg Law and Georgia Food Act. Become a certified egg candler with this course hosted by Crawford County Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Lunch included with registration fee. Roberta, GA - (71.0 Miles)
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