UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Extension Serves the Entire Community

Glynn County Extension offers a wealth of information and services to residents of our county. Our Agriculture and Natural Resources programs provide research-based information, educational programming, and resources to homeowners and commercial clientele in areas of landscape maintenance, pest control, wildlife control, vegetable and fruit production, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, turf-grass and alternative agriculture production. Water and soil testing information and access to UGA publications are available through our office as well.


Upcoming Events From Around the State

  • Jul 1 Organic Growers Farmer Field Day Newton County Extension and Georgia Organics are co-hosting an Organic Growers Farmer Field Day (OGFFD) on Monday, July 1, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oxford College Farm in Oxford, GA. The field day will include a farm tour led by Daniel Parson, followed by three educational sessions led by researchers and experts from UGA Entomology and UGA Extension geared towards transitioning and Certified Organic farmers. Educational Session 1: Effects of soil fertility on plant health and insects (UGA Entomology - Dr. William Snyder and Carly Sharp & UGA Extension - Gabrielle LaTora) Educational Session 2: Science of soil fertility and creating fertility management plans (Oxford College Farm - Daniel Parson) Educational Session 3: Organic pesticide management and application workshop (UGA Entomology – Dr. Alton Sparks)
    • Covington, GA - (225.0 Miles)
  • Jul 6 Meet Me In The Garden Please join the Glynn County Master Gardener Volunteers at the Madge Merritt 4-H Teaching Garden! On the first Saturday of each month, they will host a brief educational presentation, tours of the research plots, and field any questions that you may have about your own lawn and garden! Bring along pictures to help them see the issues you are facing. If you have any questions, you may reach out to 912-554-7577 or glynnmgev@uga.edu Topics will be updated as they are assigned. May change throughout. Follow our Facebook event page to stay up-to-date
    • Brunswick, GA
  • Jul 10 Lunch and Learn: Seed Saving Join Pike County Extension in 2024 dive into Homestead Skills with monthly, virtual Lunch and Learns hosted on the second Wednesday of each month (with the exception of holidays). Each month will discover a new topic with experts leading the way. Simply email Brooklyne.Wassel@uga.edu to receive the Zoom link or catch the recordings on our YouTube channel. "Seed Saving" will be led by UGA Extension Agent Jacob Williams.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 6 Meet Me In The Garden Please join the Glynn County Master Gardener Volunteers at the Madge Merritt 4-H Teaching Garden! On the first Saturday of each month, they will host a brief educational presentation, tours of the research plots, and field any questions that you may have about your own lawn and garden! Bring along pictures to help them see the issues you are facing. If you have any questions, you may reach out to 912-554-7577 or glynnmgev@uga.edu Topics will be updated as they are assigned. May change throughout. Follow our Facebook event page to stay up-to-date
    • Brunswick, GA
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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.

Production Agriculture:
Statewide Variety Testing
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education
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
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
Soil Testing
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
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality
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
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.
Soil Testing
Georgia Green Landscape Stewards The Georgia Green Landscape Stewards program provides fact-based information to help businesses and residences in Georgia implement sustainable green practices in their landscape.
Schools:
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.