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Paulding County UGA Extension links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Paulding County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. Paulding County UGA Extension helps citizens by addressing the following initiatives:

  • Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Water Quality
  • Youth Leadership
  • 4-H Youth Development Program
  • Service Learning / Citizenship
  • Family and Economic Well-Being

Upcoming Events
  • Apr 27 Arbor Day Tree Walk at White Oak Park Wear your walking shoes and learn about local trees at White Oak Park on the Master Gardener Extension Volunteer designed tree walk! April 27, Friday at 12:00 pm at White Oak Park, 298 Mustang Drive, Dallas, GA Dallas, GA
  • May 5 Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers Plant Sale Don't miss the Paulding County Master Gardeners annual plant sale May 5, 8am – 1pm at the Paulding County Extension Office, 530 West Memorial Drive, Dallas, GA. A variety of vegetables, perennial and annual flowers, house plants, herbs, shrubs and trees will be available along with gently used gardening items for Second Hand Rose. Dallas, GA
  • Jun 21 Beekeeping Are you interested in learning more about backyard beekeeping? Did you know that it can be a fun and engaging hobby and also that it is beneficial to food production in the home garden? Come learn about Beekeeping with Master Gardeners. Program is FREE, but space is limited, so please register at the link below! Dallas, GA
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Extension News
  • Walter Barnard Hill Award link Gaskin's career is focused on the use of conservation methods in traditional agriculture. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Succession Planting link Add new seeds or plants every two weeks for an extra-long harvest season. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway | Published: 4/19/2018
  • Planting Conditions link After the anticipated dry spring weather, an active tropical storm season in the Atlantic Ocean is expected this summer. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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