UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Meet Our ANR Agent - Campbell Vaughn

Campbell Vaughn was born in Augusta and graduated high School from Augusta Prep in 1990. Campbell earned a Bachelors of Science of Agriculture at UGA in 1994. He worked in corporate sales for 7 years in Atlanta with Georgia Pacific and Bellsouth. Then he went back to UGA for Landscape Architecture degree and graduated with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture. After graduating from UGA for a second time, Campbell moved back to Augusta and opened his own Landscape Architecture business called Campbell Vaughn Design Group, specializing in residential redesign.

Campbell is also a single dad with the world’s smartest and most handsome son named Win and a not so smart black lab named Bucket.

 


Local Meetings

ARC Growers Meetings held the 4th Tuesday of every month at various locations in Richmond County, 8:00 AM - 9 AM. Email us to be added to the notification list. uge3245@uga.edu

Article & Web Links

Campbell's Augusta Chronicle Articles

7.26.18 Bahiagrass known to grow for miles and miles

7.19.18 Limelight hydrangeas bring explosions of white to landscapes

7.12.18 Don't let chinch bugs feast on lawn

7.5.18 Now's perfect time to study bald eagles

6.28.18 Few people want to weed out chamberbitter

6.21.18 While we perspire, plants transpire

Gardening Publications

Vegetable Planting Chart

Gardening Calendar

Soil Testing Brochure

 

 

 

 


Upcoming Events
  • Feb 18 Northeast Georgia Soybean Production Meeting UGA Extension Specialists will discuss latest production information for soybean producers related to varieties, agronomics, disease and weed control. One hour of pesticide credit will be offered as part of this training. Lunch will be provided. Following this production meeting, the UGA Using Pesticides Wisely Training will be hosted at the same location. This training is required for any producers wishing to use Xtendimax, Engenia, or Fexapan products. Elberton, GA - (68.0 Miles)
  • Feb 18 You Can Succeed at Weight Loss: Walk A Weigh Series Lesson 1 Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight and control or reduce risk for chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Each session includes a short presentation, a taste test of a low calorie recipe and time to exercise. Waynesboro, GA - (23.0 Miles)
  • Feb 18 Using Pesticides Wisely Training This is a joint training with UGA Extension Specialists, Georgia Department of Agriculture, and industry representatives to discuss proper usage of new herbicide technologies and prevention of off-target drift. All applicators who wish to use new dicamba technologies (Xtendimax, Engenia, or Fexapan) or required to attend this training and receive certification. For applicators who possess a GDA Private or Commercial Pesticide Applicators License, the training will be from 1-3 PM. For applicators who do not possess a pesticide license, there will be an additional 45 minute pesticide safety training they must attend. Elberton, GA - (68.0 Miles)
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Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.

Production Agriculture:
 
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
 
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
 
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
 
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
 
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
 
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
 
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
 
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Schools:
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.