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Mission

The mission of the UGA Extension Jefferson County Office is to provide information and education in the areas of agriculture, home economics, rural and agricultural community development.

Address & Phone

UGA Extension Jefferson County
2529 US Highway 1 N
Louisville, GA 30434-5213

(478) 625-3046
(478) 625-4023 fax


Upcoming Events
  • Jan 22 Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rule This one-day workshop is being offered to produce growers. The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act). The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Bogart, GA - (90.0 Miles)
  • Jan 23 Hemp Production Meeting Morgan and Oconee Counties will hold a Hemp Production Meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Chop House Grille, 202 S. Main Street, Madison, GA 30650 beginning at 5:00 pm. This introductory meeting will provide requirements for growing hemp as a crop. Dr. Tim Coolong, UGA Vegetable Horticulturist, will present the program and answer questions. Please RSVP for the dinner meal count by Tuesday, January 21, at 5:00 pm. Call the Morgan County Extension Office: 706-342-2214. This meeting is sponsored by: Morgan County Row Crop Association and the Clarke/Oconee Cattleman's Association. Madison, GA - (72.0 Miles)
  • Jan 27 Landscape Irrigation Workshop Learn how Georgia’s emerging seasonal rainfall patterns impact landscapes and about water management methods that promote soil and water conservation. Plants need water, but knowing where, when and how much to water is crucial to maintaining healthy landscapes. We will review common plant health issues caused by misplaced or poorly timed irrigation and will discuss how these issues can be avoided. This presentation is intended to guide landscape professionals and property owners in efficient practices of irrigation, describe water regulations, and introduce simple irrigation system components, including a functioning display model. *Pesticide Applicator Licensees Re-certification Credits available - Cat 24 (4 hrs) & Cat 10 (3 hrs) Georgia Certified Landscape Professional continuing education units - 4 credits Athens, GA - (86.0 Miles)
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