Agriculture & Natural Resources
Understanding Soil Fertility (Part 1 of the Backyard Business Series)
MARCH 11TH | 3:00 PM
This seminar will be an in-depth focus on understanding the importance of proper soil pH and soil nutrients and the critical role they play in producing healthy plants. For more information, visit our events page.
Backyard Business Series
ONCE A MONTH FROM MARCH-AUGUST | 3:00 PM
Toccoa-Stephens County Public Library
53 W Savannah Street
Toccoa, GA 30577
Six programs will be held in the Backyard Business series presented by Toccoa-Stephens County Public Library. Please contact the Toccoa-Stephens County Public Library at (706) 886-6082 if you have any questions about this series. Below are descriptions for each program.
Visit our Events Page for more information about each program in the "Backyard Business" Series.
We provide testing for:
Whether you'd like to increase your crop yield, grow healthier roses, test the quality of your drinking water, or make sure your creek isn't polluted, we can help. To submit samples to the lab, contact Thad Glenn at the Stephens County Extension Office by phone at 706-779-5501 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Publications on our testing services:
Visit Agricultural & Environmental Services Laboratories for additional information about testing.
Listed below are our most commonly requested tests and their fees. Other testing is available at cost of test with shipping.
Commonly Requested Tests
|Routine Soil Test (S1)|
|Three or more||$10 each|
Feed & Forage Testing
|NIR + nitrate + minerals (F1)||$48 each|
|NIR + nitrate (F2)||$28 each|
|NIR only (F3)||$23 each|
Poultry Litter Testing
|Poultry Litter Routine||$60 each|
|For Nutrient Management Plan||$10 each|
|Basic Water Test (W1)||$28 each|
|GA Expanded Water Test (W2)||$75 each|
|Fish Pond General Water Quality (W34C)||$42 each|
|Total Coliform & E-Coli Water Test (W35)|
|With Pre-paid UPS Label||$48 each|
|Without Pre-paid UPS Label||$38 each|
|Trace Level Analysis Water Test (W42)||$48 each|
|$10 each additional element|
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.