Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agriculture and Natural Resources Agents, are the educational links in relaying current research-based information from the University of Georgia to the local community. Agents teach agriculture and natural resources subject matter and provide educational programs through individual and group instruction.
For questions regarding soil testing or other Agricultural and Natural Resources services, please contact either our North (404-613-7670) or South (404-762-4077) office
Upcoming Adult Programs
Are you interested in having chickens at home? This 4 part webinar series will cover the basics of raising poultry for beginners. The classes will be held at 6 PM each Tuesday in February and will cover the following topics: Foundations of small flock management, breeds and selecting the right birds, nutrition basics, laying hen management, and behaviors.
Hostas - Perfect Addition to Shade
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.
Tastier Tomatoes Qian Feng found that through selective breeding to increase the size, shell and disease resistance of tomatoes, farmers and producers created a less intense tasting and less nutritious tomato.
Horticulture Club Scholarship In January, the UGA Horticulture Club donated a total of $27,200 to two scholarship funds, the Horticulture Scholarship Fund and the Paul Thomas Floriculture Scholarship Endowment.
Landscape Plant Diseases Boxwood blight and Leyland cypress diseases are rampant around the state.