UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

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.

Production Agriculture:
Statewide Variety Testing
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
Farmgate Value Report
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
Soil Testing
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
Pest Management
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
Home Garden Publication Series
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Soil Testing
Georgia Green Landscape Stewards The Georgia Green Landscape Stewards program provides fact-based information to help businesses and residences in Georgia implement sustainable green practices in their landscape.
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.


2023 Middle Georgia Production Meeting Schedule:



When: Friday, February 10th, 2023

Where: Dooly County Community Center - 2332 Pine Street (US Hwy 41), Unadilla, GA 31091

Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 6th, 2023

Speakers: Dr. Erik Prostko, Dr. Stanley Culpepper

Topics: Row Crop Weed Control and Label Changes  




When: Thursday, February 16th, 2023

Where: Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter Street. Oglethorpe, GA 31068

Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10th, 2023

Speakers: Dr. Scott Monfort, Dr. Glen Harris

Topics: Peanut Agronomy and Fertility



Precision Ag & Irrigation:

When: Monday, February 20th, 2023

Where: Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter Street. Oglethorpe, GA 31068

Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Registration Deadline: February 15th, 2023

Speakers: Dr. Wes Porter, Dr. Simer Virk

Topics: Precision Ag, Technology, and Irrigation for Row Crops




When: Thursday February 23rd, 2023

Where: Houston County Extension Office – 2030 Kings Chapel Road, Perry, GA 31069 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 17th, 2023

Speakers: Dr. Camp Hand, Dr. Phillip Roberts, Dr. Amanda Smith

Topics: Cotton Agronomy, Cotton Insect, and Cotton Economy Updates


Corn & Soybean:

When:  Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

Where:  Macon County Extenson Office - 105 South Sumter Street, Oglethorpe, GA  31068

Time:  12:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Deadline:  Wednesday, FEbruary 22nd, 2023

Speakers:  Dr. Richard Roth, Dr. Eric Prostko

Topics:   Corn & Soybean Agronomy, Corn and Soybean Weed Update


Beef & Forage:

When:  TBD

Where:  Houston County Extension Office - 2030 KIng Chapel Road, Perry, GA  31069

Time:  6:00PM -8:00PM

Registration Deadline:  TBD

Speakers:  TBD

Topics:  TBD



When:  TBD ( Either May or June)

Where:  Macon County Extension Office - 105 South Sumter Street, Oglethorpe, GA  31068

Time:  TBD

Registration Deadline:  TBD

Speakers:  Dr. Bob Kemerait

Topics:  Row Crop Diseases


****Your meal will be sponsored.  Please call the office (478-825-6466) and register for a meeting, as we must have an accurate head count to plan for the meal. Those attending will get 1 hour of priveate or 1 hour commercial pesticide credit.




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