UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Agriculture in Irwin County

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Their work — the daily wrestling with the soil.  After planting, they will scrupulously monitor the soil, coaxing it with aeration, searching it for even the smallest of weeds, scrutinizing it for signs of pests or worms. And then they will wait, giving time and space for the sun and the rain and the mysterious and miraculous work of seeds becoming sprouts becoming stalks.

  • "I would rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world." -George Wshington
  • "Cultivators are the most valuable citizens..they are tied to their country." -Thomas Jefferson
  • "The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer." -Will Rogers
  • "Farming is a profession of hope." -Brett Brian
  • "Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness." -Thomas Jefferson

A look into the heart of farming...

2020 Peanut Fungicide Trial Harvest

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