UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

WELCOME new Pike County ANR agent, Brooklyne Wassel, August 1, 2018.

Currently agricultural needs are serviced by Spalding County ANR Agent, Wade Hutcheson.

Contact information for Mr. Hutcheson:  Email: hutch@uga.edu and Phone: 770-467-4225  

Below and on the left tab, you will find some of the most commonly requested information and services that are offered by the Pike County Extension Office.


Extension News
  • Peanut Achievement Club link Annual UGA Peanut Achievement Club meeting held in Jekyll Island, Georgia. By Clint Thompson | Published: 8/14/2018
  • Pests in Schools link Pest control operators across the Southeast can enroll in UGA program to learn to control pests in schools. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/14/2018
  • Vineyard Tour link Georgia wine growers open up their vineyards for early August farm tour. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/13/2018
  • Williams Honored link At 75, 'Mr. Bamboo' still tends bamboo groves at UGA's coastal garden. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/9/2018
  • Mosquito Season link Mosquitos are on the move across Georgia. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/9/2018
  • Hot and Humid link Normal summertime temperatures returned, but it was too hot to notice. By Pam Knox | Published: 8/8/2018
  • Creepy Crawlers link Worm-like, multi-leg critters come out at night and hunt for cockroaches. By Michael Abney | Published: 8/9/2018
  • Live from the Lab link Science questions and science answers available Live from the Lab this fall. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 7/5/2018
  • Turf & Ornamentals link Two educational sessions available to landscapers after UGA turf day on Aug. 9. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/2/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Aug 16 Monroe County Cattlemen's Association Meeting Please join the Monroe County Cattlemen for the August meeting on August 16, 2018. MCCA will be hosting a program on Bull Selection with featured speaker David Daniel, Greene Co. Extension Agent. Forsyth, GA - (24.0 Miles)
  • 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 18 - Aug 19 Jonesboro Farmers Market The Jonesboro Farmers Market is attracting more vendors and urban farmers to the market this year. There is no charge for farmers/vendors to participate at the market, which makes the market unique. The market's vendors include urban farmers with a variety of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, cottage food vendors with an array of homemade products and a handful of vendors selling house plants and vegetable seedlings to start your backyard garden. UGA Clayton County Master Gardener Extension volunteers are at every market day sharing Extension gardening information. The market will also continue its live food preparation/nutrition demonstrations on occasional market days. Jonesboro, GA - (29.0 Miles)
  • Aug 20 Vegetable Garden Pest Control Pest control strategies for the home garden will be discussed to help you protect your vegetable crops. FREE FLOWER SEEDS will be given to all participants that will help attract beneifical insects to your garden like bees and butterflies. Jeffersonville, GA - (64.0 Miles)
  • Aug 22 Jonesboro Farmers Market The Jonesboro Farmers Market is attracting more vendors and urban farmers to the market this year. There is no charge for farmers/vendors to participate at the market, which makes the market unique. The market's vendors include urban farmers with a variety of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, cottage food vendors with an array of homemade products and a handful of vendors selling house plants and vegetable seedlings to start your backyard garden. UGA Clayton County Master Gardener Extension volunteers are at every market day sharing Extension gardening information. The market will also continue its live food preparation/nutrition demonstrations on occasional market days. Jonesboro, GA - (29.0 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 - (14.0 Miles)
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