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RICHMOND COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC MONDAY, MARCH 23 THROUGH FRIDAY, APRIL 3. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO STAY UPDATED ON OUR HOURS OF OPERATION. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ASSIST THE COMMUNITY THROUGH PHONE CALLS AND EMAIL, BUT WE WILL BE UNABLE TO TAKE LAB SAMPLES OR 4-H ORDERS AT THE OFFICE.

CALL US AT 706-821-2350 OR EMAIL UGE3245@UGA.EDU FOR ASSISTANCE.

 

WE WILL ACCEPT 4-H CAMP APPLICATIONS AND PAYMENTS VIA MAIL. MAIL CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO RICHMOND COUNTY 4-H TO 602 GREENE STREET, AUGUSTA, GA 30901.

 

 


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Augusta-Richmond County is located on the banks of the Savannah River right on the border of Georgia and South Carolina. While Augusta is well known for the prestigious Master’s Golf Tournament, it also offers a variety of art galleries, shops, music venues, and an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. Augusta is also Georgia’s second oldest city.

The University of Georgia Extension Office is located in historic downtown Augusta. Our staff includes a full-time Agricultural Agent, Family & Consumer Science Agent, 4-H Agent, and an Expanded Food & Nutrition Educator, plus several program assistants and two secretaries. Please stop by our office for information on the programs and resources we provide to the citizens of Augusta-Richmond County.


We currently are not accepting food donations until further notice. Please visit Golden Harvest Food Bank for guidance on making donations.

 


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Help us fill our barrels with

non-perishable food items!

Drop off donations at

602 Greene Street.


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IT'S TIME TO BUY

GEORGIA GROWN VIDALIA ONIONS!

PRE-ORDER YOUR VIDALIA ONIONS AT

RICHMOND COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE

BY APRIL 24.

WE'RE OPEN MONDAY-FRIDAY

8:30AM-5:00PM

602 GREENE STREET

AUGUSTA, GA 30901

706-821-2350


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Extension Publications
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
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