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UGA Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth, and families.

UGA Extension helps Georgians become healthier, more productive, financially independent, and environmentally responsible. Extension agents stay in touch with issues relevant to people in local communities through county Extension offices.

UGA Extension is a county, state, and federal-funded organization supported by specialists in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. 


To learn more about Talbot County visit the Chamber of Commerce and Talbot County Government websites.


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  • Peanut Breeding Peanut Breeding UGA peanut breeders have spent decades developing the next best peanut variety for Georgia’s farmers. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 12/9/2022
  • Organic Transition Organic Transition Study will determine best practices for small farm holders seeking to rehabilitate disused farmland. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 12/8/2022
  • 2023 Bulldog 100 2023 Bulldog 100 Two University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) alumni businesses were included in the 2023 Bulldog 100, a list that celebrates the 100 fastest-growing organizations owned or operated by UGA alumni. By Erin Yates | Published: 12/7/2022
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Extension Publications
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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