Agriculture & Natural Resources
***Agricultural Services during COVID-19 Outbreak***
Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratory (AESL) Resumes Full Services
Staff will observe social distancing and recommended safety practices. All analytical services will be available, although rush service may not be available. Call or email the UGA Laboratories for any special requests: (706) 542-5350 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soil, Plant, And Water Analysis Laboratory
The AESL business office and sample receiving will be open during regular business hours, 8:00-5:00, Monday-Friday. Please wear a face mask if planning to visit the lab in person.
Thank you for your continued understanding and support as we adapt to changing conditions.
Resources for Agriculture Producers related to COVID-19 Relief
See the informational flyer from UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics on resources for farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers by selecting this link:
Resources for Agricultural Producers Related to COVID-19 Relief
Here are UGA's newest publications and Links to guidance and videos related to Agriculture and COVID-19
- Got Thistles? Got Pigweed? Got Ironweed?
- How to Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden
- Handling COVID-19 on Produce Farms and in Packinghouse
- So.... You Want to Buy Your Meat Directly From A Farmer?
- So... You Want to Raise Your Own Eggs and Backyard Chickens?
- What's Up With Spilled Milk
Jun 3 Celebration Garden Tour Join us on Saturday, June 3, 2023 for our inaugural Celebration Garden Tour. “Every Step, A New Delight” is what you will find on this garden tour. Five home gardens of master gardeners in the Sandy Springs area will be on display for the Celebration Garden Tour ticket holders. North Fulton Master Gardener Extension Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and highlight areas of interest in each garden. The gardens can be viewed in any order. Please note that the gardens are not wheelchair accessible or suitable for strollers. Sturdy shoes are suggested. Photography is acceptable for personal use and enjoyment. This event takes place rain or shine. The tour includes: • An array of container gardening • A traditional “Old South” style garden • A garden with museum-quality sculptures • Terraced landscape architecture • Unique plants and garden designs • Plein air artists and musicians in the gardens
- Sandy Springs, GA - (64.0 Miles)
Jun 6 Lunch & Learn with Dr. Lisa Baxter Dr. Baxter will be discussing summer annuals and maximizing production.
- Greensboro, GA - (16.0 Miles)
Jun 6 Integrated Pest Management webinar Interested in sustainable pest management in your garden or farm? Join UGA Extension Fulton County and AgLanta in this webinar to learn about Integrated Pest Management – a multi-pronged, resilient approach to managing insect pests. Free, zoom registration required
- Virtual Event