UGA Extension Office


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
  • Aug 1 - Nov 10 Paulding County Master Gardener Applications Available Paulding County Extension is accepting applications for new Master Gardener Extension Volunteers for the 2019 training class The purpose of the Georgia Master Gardener® Extension Volunteer program is to assist UGA Extension by training volunteers to provide current horticultural information through community service and educational gardening projects using applied research and the resources of the University of Georgia. Classes for the 2019 Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Training will be held at the Bartow County Extension Office in Cartersville. Classes will take place on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm from February 4 through March 14, 2019. Applications are now available at our office and on our webpage, and will be accepted until 5:00pm on November 9, 2018. Class details, volunteer commitment specifications and fees are included in the application materials. Dallas, GA
  • Oct 1 - Nov 16 Paulding County T-shirt Pre-Order Show off your 4-H spirit with our 2018-2019 county t-shirt. Please complete the pre-order form and mail or drop off your payment of cash or check to the Paulding County Extension Office located at 530 W Memorial Drive Dallas GA 30132. Please make checks payable to Paulding County 4-H. You may make a Visa/MasterCard payment in person or by phone at 770-443-7616. Our office hours are Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm, but note we are closed for lunch from 12 - 1 pm. NO PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE SCHOOLS! All t-shirts are adult sizes, small through XL $12, 2X and 3X are $15. Deadline for orders and payment is FRIDAY, November 16th at 5 pm. T-shirts will be delivered at January Club meetings. Dallas, GA
  • Oct 25 Food and Farming Myths Paulding County Master Gardeners will host Paul Pugliese, Bartow County Extension Agent to talk about Food and Farming Myths. Come learn more about this from an expert! Program is FREE, but space is limited, so please register at the link below! Dallas, GA
  • Oct 25 4-H Pizza and Portfolio Workshop Join us to work on your portfolio and prepare for DPA! Pizza and Portfolios is coming up on October 25 for 7th - 12th graders who plan to compete at DPA! Sign up now to let us know if you plan to attend. Come and get help putting your activities into a great format for submission for your project area. Bring a laptop or tablet if you have one! Sign up Online at the link below. Dallas, GA
  • Nov 6 4-H Horse and Pony Club Do You Love Horses? Come check out the Paulding County 4-H Horse & Pony Club for grades 1-12. Horse and Pony Club meets monthly on the first Tuesday of the month at 7pm at Unity Baptist Church on Mustang Drive off Highway 61. For more questions, contact the Adult Leader Annette Raybon at 770-445-8655, the Extension Office at 770-443-7616 or Dallas, GA - (6.0 Miles)
  • Nov 14 4-H Senior Club Meeting Monthly meeting of 9th -12th Graders at the Paulding County Extension Office. High School Students are invited to attend and join us in community service, leadership, sharing of projects and other activities. Dallas, GA
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Extension News
  • Bat Week link Bats have an important role to play in Georgia's ecosystem. By Sage Barnard | Published: 10/19/2018
  • Ag Disaster Meeting link Hurricane Michael caused more than $2 billion losses to Georgia agriculture, the state's No. 1 industry. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/19/2018
  • Georgia Peanut Crop link Storm dealt devastating blow to local buying points and peanut shellers in parts of South Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 10/19/2018
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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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