Agriculture & Natural Resources
Colquitt County Ag Report
Colquitt County Pecan Meeting and How to Plant a Pecan Tree The Colquitt County Extension/Young Farmers Pecan Production Meeting is going to be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020. This meeting starts at noon. The meeting is going to be held at the Colquitt County Extension office. Please contact the Colquitt County Extension office if you are interested in attending. 229-616-7455....
2019 UGA Cotton On Farm Variety Trials–Summary Below is a summary of all locations of the 2019 UGA Onfarm Variety Trials. Below is the summary of the three locations in Colquitt County. Included in the summary is the fiber quality information…
2019 Colquitt County Extension/FFA Cotton Nematode Trial Southern rootknot nematode has historically been an issue for Colquitt County cotton growers. According to UGA Plant Pathology, southern root knot nematode is the most plant parasitic nematode affecting cotton in Georgia. It is estimated that over 70% of the Georgia cotton acreage is infested with this pest. A field...
Please join us at the Colquitt County Extension Office Ag Complex for our 2020 Crop Production Meetings. We will have UGA specialists speaking, a meal will be served and pesticide and CCA credits will be offered. Please join us as we prepare for the 2020 crop season.
Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.
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Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
Home & Garden:
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.
Email the Ag Agents if more information is needed!!