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The Spalding County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

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Mission

Our mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

The office is closed for lunch daily from 12:00 to 1:00pm.


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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Extension News
  • Turf Team link Turf scientists at UGA move into new, state-of-the-art labs and greenhouses. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 9/22/2017
  • Farm Tour link From Georgia-grown trees to gallons of milk, UGA's 2017 Farm Tour highlights diversity in northeastern Georgia agriculture. By Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 9/20/2017
  • Deodar Cedar link 'Patti Faye' steals hearts with its blue needles and horizontal branching habit. By Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Norman Winter | Published: 9/20/2017
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