Agriculture & Natural Resources
Henry County Extension's Agriculture and Natural Resources Department Offers:
- Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program
- Pesticide Licensing
- Farmer's Market (May-August) Located in the Jason T. Harper Arena at Heritage Park
- Monthly Lunch & Learn topics
- Soil, Plant, and Water Analysis
- Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program
- UGA Extension Henry County Beekeeping Program
- UGA Extension Henry County Plant Sale
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.
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 (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.
Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.