COVID-19 Resources
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Agriculture & Natural Resources

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***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

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



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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 25 Athens Area Sustainable Growers Summer Field Day The Athens Area Sustainable Growers Network supports local small farms using sustainable practices through researched based education and networking opportunities. Join us for our summer field day June 25, 2022. The field day will begin at The J. Phil Campbell Sr Research and Education Center with introductions and a chance to network with local food buyers. We will move to the University of Georgia Horticulture Farm to learn and practice practicle harvesting and food storage techniques. The field day will end with dinner and door prizes. Registration required by June 23, 2022. Register at the following link
    • Watkinsville, GA - (15.0 Miles)
  • Jul 12 Egg Candling Certification Class Registration is required! Maximum 16 participants per class. 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Georgia Department of Agriculture will be coming to the McDuffie County Extension Office to conduct 3 Egg Candling Classes Tuesday July 12th. Georgians who want to produce and offer for sale shell eggs must comply with the Georgia Egg Law and obtain an egg candling certificate in order to sell their eggs at retail to the end consumer. The Egg Candling Class will discuss: how the egg is made, care of eggs, quality of eggs, weight classes for shell eggs, package labeling, dates for egg cases/cartons, & transportation & marketing for eggs. This will be followed by egg candling practice and an examination. Study information will be emailed to you once you've registered
    • Thomson, GA - (54.0 Miles)
  • Jul 12 Egg Candling Certification Class - Harris County Do you want to sell your eggs off your farm? Harris County Extension invites you to participate in a free egg candling certification class. Certification test will be given at the end of class. Class Times Available: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM (Noon) 1:00 PM -4:00 PM Participants Per Class: 30 *Please Call (470) 501-0325 or email to register for these classes. When you call you will need to provide the following information: Name of each person who would like to attend the class. Mailing Address of each person. E-Mail Address of each person. Class Time you would like to attend. *Study Information will be e-mailed after you sign up for the class. Punctuality is imperative to staying on track, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled class time. *If you've registered for a class and circumstances will not allow you to attend, please call LaQuanna Ponder at (470) 501-0325 as soon as possible so that we may offer the open spot to another interested operator.
    • Hamilton, GA - (105.0 Miles)
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