UGA Extension Office


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Status Update: All Extension face-to-face programming and events have been canceled or postponed through April 24. For now, our local County Extension Offices are closed to the public. Read the full announcement.

While it is not at all "business as usual," we want to assure you UGA Extension is committed to doing all we can to be a part of the solution in this unique situation. UGA Extension offers resources on sanitizing your home, hand washing, emergency food supplies, and keeping farm operations running.

COVID-19 Resources

UGA DeKalb
How to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease
What you need to know about Coronavirus Disease

Our Extension building is now closed. The Extension office will provide services via email and online as much as possible.

For any specific gardening questions, Please email Agriculture Agents:

Yanni Chen:

Joelette Bembry :


If you need an urgent soil test, vist this website to order and mail your soil sample directly to UGA soil lab.

Soil test Kits


If you need an urgent water test, contact agent (Yanni Chen) or (Joelette Bembry) to determine the test type and we will ask you to drop the samples off at the front glass doors at a SPECIFIC TIME ON A SPECIFIC DAY.  


2020 Horticulture Homeowners Classes

For our Homeowners wanting to beautify their yards, you may want to try our Homeowner's classes. Please review our Homeowner Series 2020 brochure. It tells a little about our upcoming classes that might help you take your gardening to the next level. view this year's 2020 Homeowner's Brochure

DUE TO THE COVID-19, The Following Classes:

Apr. 2-Water Wise Landscape- Postponed, TBD

Apr.21-Tea Garden- Postponed, TBD

The Upcoming Rain Barrel Workshop have been cancelled:

Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Oak Grove UMC Gymnasium

1722 Oak Grove Rd.

Decatur, GA

For more information on the rain barrel workshops, email


2020 4-H Youth Development upcoming activities  

For our DeKalb County citizens interested in enrolling their children in day camps and overnight camping programs, view our brochures and see what fits your needs.

View this year's upcoming activities


2020 Family & Consumer Sciences Classes Coming Soon!

For our citizens wanting to learn more about food safety, nutrition, saving money, and preventing chronic disease, we have a class for you. Be on the lookout for our next catalouge of upcoming classes!

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