UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Upcoming Events
  • Aug 12 Green Thumb Virtual Lectures: Fall Vegetable Gardening This class is a part of Athens-Clarke County Extension's Green Thumb Lectures, our 2020 free monthly gardening class series. This month will take place online via Zoom. It will include an informative presentation on topics including general vegetable gardening guidelines for our area and what vegetables do best in fall weather, as well as, when to plant, how to maintain, troubleshoot, and harvest your veggies. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. Bogart, GA - (115.0 Miles)
  • Aug 13 Great Georgia Pollinator Census Webinar Attend the Paulding County Extension Pollinator Census Webinar on Thursday, August 13 at 7 pm, where we will review the different insect categories and their identification, how to take your Pollinator Census counts, and learn about plants that can help attract pollinators. This program is free, but registration is required. Complete the online registration and we will send you the webinar link the day before the program. Bogart, GA - (144.0 Miles)
  • Aug 14 Lunch & Learn: Snakes of Georgia Free virtual learning session with Jessica Warren, ANR Agent. This is a one hour class designed to provide an educational learning opportunity for our community on a topic relevant to the coastal Georgia environment. This is a series of classes that will be held once a month on the second Friday of each month June through December. Classes will be held 12-1pm. Classes are free and open to the public. Registration is required for each session desired. A press release with all offered classes is attached. An email will be sent with the link to attend each individual session on the day prior to the class. Bogart, GA - (144.0 Miles)
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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.
Schools:
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.