UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

ANR Services (Prices include cost of test + postage)

  • Forage Testing - Basic test $17; includes moisture, neutral detergent fiber, acid detergent fiber, estimated crude fiber, crude protein, lignin, total digestible nutrients and relative forage quality
    • Nitrate Testing in Forages - $15
    • Submit hay and silage samples in a gallon ziploc bag 
  • Plant tissue - Basic test $25; includes total nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iron, aluminum, boron, copper, zinc, and nickel
    • Leaf  tissue should be placed in a brown paper bag. Do not wrap or enclose leaves in plastic. All wet leaf tissue to air dry before shipment. 
  • Soil Testing - Basic test $10; includes pH, lime requirement, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc and manganese
  • Water Testing - Basic test $23; includes pH and hardness, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, aluminum, boron, chromium, copper, cadmium, iron, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, silica, sodium and zinc.
    • Microbiology test for drinking water - $46 ($36 for the test, $10 shipping); tests for total coliforms and e. coli in drinking water

ANR Events
  • Jan 6, 2018 - Jan 8, 2018 Counselor Selection Weekend Georgia 4-H'ers try out at Rock Eagle 4-H Center for a coveted summer counselor position at one of Georgia's five 4-H centers. Eatonton, GA - (137.0 Miles)
  • Jan 10, 2018 - Jan 11, 2018 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Rockdale County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:45am-3:30pm, both days. $140.00 Conyers, GA - (95.0 Miles)
  • Jan 17, 2018 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the value of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, and portion control to prevent weight gain. Ellijay, GA - (26.0 Miles)
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ANR News
  • Christmas Trees link UGA Extension offers safety tips on Christmas tree management. By Michelle M. Lewis | Published: 12/8/2017
  • Golden Berry link Berries come in yellow, too, thanks to native hollies like possumhaw and winterberry. By Michelle M. Lewis, Norman Winter | Published: 12/7/2017
  • PlantTape Technology link All parts of onion production are being evaluated, including fertilizer and herbicide applications. By Michelle M. Lewis, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 12/5/2017
  • Online Shopping link Make online shopping a good experience by following advice from UGA Extension. By Michelle M. Lewis, Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Keishon Thomas | Published: 12/4/2017
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