UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

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2019 Master Gardener Application

 

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.  

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Walton County AG Agent

Joel Burnsed

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 a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Biological Science in 2010 and a Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management in 2017 from the University of Georgia. Joel serves as the Walton County Extension Department head and the Agriculture Agent for Walton County.He is married to his wife Liza and has worked in Walton County since 2014.  

 

 

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Soil Sample Bags
Milkweed
Pesticide Sprayer
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Pest Management Publication
Extension News
  • National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 1/17/2019
  • VITA Program link Free tax help available to eldery, disabled and low-income Georgians. By Ellen Hallman | Published: 1/17/2019
  • Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/17/2019
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  • Jan 22 Walk A Weigh Research based lessons for weight loss and chronic disease prevention, offered by UGA Extension for all UGA employees. Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight. Class schedule – January 22 – April 16 (No class March 12) South Campus, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, with optional walk till 6 pm, Hoke Smith Building, Room 226 REGISTRATION is required for this FREE program. Go to hr.uga.edu/training and follow the link to register! The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran, Disability Institution. If you are an individual with a disability who may require assistance or accommodation in order to participate in or receive the benefit of a service, program, or activity of UGA, or if you desire more information, please contact us. Athens, GA - (22.0 Miles)
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