UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Just Announced! GA Pesticide Waste Clean Day Event

Georgia Pesticide Waste Collection Day:  November 14, 2018, Colquitt County at the Sunbelt Ag Expo Grounds 290-G Harper Blvd., Moultrie, GA 31788 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Event details: Must pre-register for waste disposal and all pesticides brought to the collection site must be listed on the pre-registration form

Registration Form: Rick Hayes, 404-656-4958 Ext. 4113 or online: http://agr.georgia.gov/georgia-clean-day.aspx

For details: please select the link below.

Clean Day - Georgia Pesticide Waste Collection Day Flyer

 

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, November 26, 2018 Annual Hay Contest Results Meeting combined with Morgan County Dairy Association 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, October 22 , 2018- Bonner's Triple B Restaurant, Buckhead, GA.  Please call (706) 342-2214 for more information. RSVP requested for meal reservations by noon, Monday 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
  • Oct 29 Leather Craft Workshop Participants of the Leather Craft Workshop will learn how to select, design, and make leather crafts under the guidance of local Leather Maker Chad Harless of Harless Tack. All participants will create their own leather masterpiece to take home. Forsyth, GA - (48.0 Miles)
  • Nov 9 Journeyman Farmer - Small Farm Business Planning Small Farm Business Planning was developed in partnership with the UGA Small Business Development Center, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, and Georgia Organics. Topics include lessons learned from successful small farms, market feasibility, balance sheets, income statements, risk management, marketing and technology, as well as preparing a business plan. Successful participants will have the foundation to prepare their own farm business plan. $20 for lunch and supplies. Registration by phone (478) 836-3121 or email (sarah.greer@uga.edu) is required. Roberta, GA - (71.0 Miles)
  • Nov 16 UGA Extension Gwinnett Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam Preparatory Class This class is for those who want to pass the exam to obtain the pesticide applicator license in category 24 ornamental and turf. It covers both the general standards and the ornamental and turf sections. The program will discuss how to register for the exam, and it will offer practice exams for the participants. Lawrenceville, GA - (40.0 Miles)
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