UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Meet Our ANR Agent - Campbell Vaughn

Campbell Vaughn was born in Augusta and graduated high school from Augusta Prep in 1990. Campbell earned a Bachelors of Science of Agriculture at UGA in 1994. He worked in corporate sales for 7 years in Atlanta with Georgia Pacific and Bellsouth. Then he went back to UGA for a Landscape Architecture degree and graduated with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture. After graduating from UGA for a second time, Campbell moved back to Augusta and opened his own Landscape Architecture business called Campbell Vaughn Design Group, specializing in residential redesign.


Upcoming Events
  • Aug 11 Green Thumb Virtual Lectures: Fall Vegetable Gardening This class is a part of Athens-Clarke County Extension's Green Thumb Lectures, our 2021 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 - (96.0 Miles)
  • Aug 13 Lunch & Learn: Snakes of Georgia ‘Snakes of Georgia’ is a one hour interactive class designed to provide a fun & educational learning opportunity with Jessica Warren, ANR Agent. Twelve free, virtual classes will be offered to the public during 2021. One class per month is offered on the second Friday of each month January through December from 12-1pm. Registration is required for each individual session. Email uge3039@uga.edu to register. A press release with all offered classes is attached. Once registered for a class, an email will be sent with the link to attend each individual session on the day prior to the class. All classes will be archived.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 17 Homeowner Planting Basics: Soil Health If you would like to step up your landscaping skills or maybe just want to learn how to keep your shrubs alive, join us for this 4 part FREE & Virtual planting series! Sign-up for the series and attend whichever sessions interest you. All programs will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. the 3rd Tuesday every other month, starting in February. Aug. 17th: Soil Health by Laura Ney, UGA Cooperative Extension Learn all about the importance of soil health for your plants.
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 26 Stephens County Extension Feral Swine Workshop Come join the Stephens County Extension Office on August 26th at 5:00 PM and learn about how to effectively control wild hogs on your property.
    • Eastanollee, GA - (105.0 Miles)
  • Aug 27 Green Industry Summer Series Join Cobb County Extension this summer as they host 4 green-themed webinars! Georgia pesticide credits and ISA CEUs are available. Topic: Herbaceous Invasives in Urban Areas Speaker: Dr. David Clabo, Silviculture Outreach/Extension Specialist with the University of Georgia Category 24 Ornamental and Turf - 1 Credit Category 27 Right-of-Way - 1 Credit International Society of Arboriculture - 1 CEU
    • Virtual Event
  • Sep 10 Lunch & Learn: Beneficial Garden Insects ‘Beneficial Garden Insects’ is a one hour interactive class designed to provide a fun & educational learning opportunity with Jessica Warren, ANR Agent. Twelve free, virtual classes will be offered to the public during 2021. One class per month is offered on the second Friday of each month January through December from 12-1pm. Registration is required for each individual session. Email uge3039@uga.edu to register. A press release with all offered classes is attached. Once registered for a class, an email will be sent with the link to attend each individual session on the day prior to the class. All classes will be archived.
    • Virtual Event
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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.
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.
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.