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Agricultural and Natural Resources Blog

  • Insects Around Us: Beneficials & Pests Posted by Vivek Bist on Jun 20, 2024
    INSECTS AROUND US: BENEFICIALS & PESTS A free practical class to learn about insects found in our homes, farms and community. Insects are some of the most diverse living creatures in our world. They constitute more than 75% of all known animal species. They are cosmopolitan in nature as they are found in all different […]

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Pesticide Testing

Pesticide License Credit Hours - To check how many credit hours you have or need (and the due date) for your pesticide license you can go to Georgia Dept. of Ag website and enter your name. Or you can call Teresa at (229) 436-7216 and she will find your info for you.
~You can also check for upcoming programs that offer pesticide credits at this same website.

To obtain a new license you may contact our office and we will send you detailed instructions on how to do this.
Along with this we can send you a blank affidavit that you need to have notarized and bring into our office with you.
There is a $90.00 charge for the commercial license and a $25.00 charge for the private license.


Upcoming Events

Jun 21 - Jun 24 State 4-H Council Eatonton, GA 4-H Event
Jun 24 ServSafe Manager One-Day Training Lawrenceville, GA The ServSafe Food Safety Training Program leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the food service industry. The ServSafe for Managers class and Exam is recognized by more federal, state, and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification and in Georgia, food safety certification is required by law. The University of Georgia Extension in Gwinnett is pleased to offer the SERV Safe for Managers Certification Class and Exam. Class, Book, and Test $150 Retest - $70 Contact: Ines Beltran at inesb@uga.edu or at 678-477-4014
Jun 26 - Jun 29 State 4-H Officer Training Athens, GA 4-H Training

Extension Publications

Vegetable Garden Calendar
Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines
Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
Time Management: 10 Strategies for Better Time Management
Time Management: 10 Strategies for Better Time Management (C 1042) Learn 10 strategies for better time management, including knowing how to spend your time, setting priorities, using planning tools, getting organized, scheduling, delegating, and avoiding procrastinating, wasting time, and multitasking.