Agriculture & Natural Resources
2023 Ben Hill Production Meeting Schedule
Ben Hill/Irwin Extension Row Crop Disease Meeting – Tuesday January 17 at 6pm at Moreheads Store
Ben Hill/Irwin Extension Row Crop Weed Meeting – Thursday Feb 9th at 8am at Moreheads Store
Ben Hill/Irwin Extension Peanut Meeting – Thursday Feb 16th 8am at Moreheads Store
Ben Hill/Irwin Extension Cotton Meeting – Tuesday Feb 28th at 8am at Moreheads Store
Ben Hill/Irwin Extension Row Crop Insect Meeting – Thurs March 2nd at 12pm Place undetermined at this time
Ben Hill/Irwin Extension Pecan Meeting – Tuesday March 14th at 8am at Moreheads Store
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The Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratory in Athens provides testing for soil analysis, plant tissue analysis, water quality, pesticides, hazardous waste, feeds, and forages. To take a soil sample: Pick up soil bag from our office, fill soil to the line, and drop back off. Include your address, email and the crop your test is for. The cost for testing is $6.00.
To get a water test, pick up water container from office to hold your sample. Drop back off at our office and let us know what you want to test for. Cost varies depending on the test.
Water Publications and Information
- Irrigation Scheduling Methods
- UGA EASY Pan Irrigation Scheduler
- Every Drop Counts: Conserve Water at Home
- Beef Cattle
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Small Fruits