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Agriculture & Natural Resources

What do we do? 

At UGA Extension - Barrow County, we provide education and information about:

  • Lawns and Gardens
  • Agriculture
  • the Environment

We offer classes, answer questions, and advocate for agriculture in our community.

We also provide a number of diagnostic and testing services including:



For questions or to request a presentation, contact:
From the Agriculture and Natural Resources blog
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  • Summer Pests Summer Pests Posted by Alicia Holloway on Jul 23, 2021 As an Extension agent, I see a lot of insects. People leave jars of them on my desk, send me photos, call me out to their gardens to identify them and give control recommendations. Often times I speak to folks about how to bring pollinators to their gardens, to have...
  • Watch out for Skeletonization Watch out for Skeletonization Posted by Tatumn Behrens on Jul 9, 2021 If you have never heard of skeletonization before and think that a red squiggly error line should show up underneath it, you are not alone. It was not until I was researching Japanese beetles that I came across this term. And don’t worry, it’s not humans or animals that are...
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