Agriculture & Natural Resources
County agents provide soil and water test kits and instruction, advice on safe pesticide use, publications and programs that impart researched based knowledge to improve Georgians quality of life.
Below you will find some of the most commonly requested information.
Walton County AG Agent
A native of Pembroke, Georgia, Joel grew up on a small family farm where he gained a passion for agriculture and the environment. Joel received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Biological Science in 2010 from the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Science. Joel joined the Walton County staff in 2014 after four years as an agent in Twiggs County. Currently, Joel is enrolled in the Masters of Plant Protection and Pesticide Management at the University of Georgia while serving full time as the Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent here in Walton County. Joel also serves on the Executive Board for the College of Agriculture's Alumni Association, he and his wife Liza have been married for 3 years.
Insect ID link Ten workshops from UGA Structural Pest Management Program include insect ID lesson.
Pollinator Census link UGA launches one-year countdown to Georgia's first statewide pollinator census in August 2019.
Peanut Achievement Club link Annual UGA Peanut Achievement Club meeting held in Jekyll Island, Georgia.
Aug 18 - Aug 19 Georgia 4-H Clovers & Co. Rehearsal 2 Georgia 4-H Clovers & Co. Rehearsal 2 Eatonton, GA - (38.0 Miles)
Aug 20 Learn How to Make a Tote Bag: Sewing 101 If you would like to learn how to sew and use a basic sewing machine, then this class is for you! Join us for a hands on sewing class to learn how to make a tote bag. Sandersville, GA - (74.0 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 - (80.0 Miles)