UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

What can Union County Extenison do for you?

Union County Extension offers an abundance of information and services to residents of our community. Our Agriculture and Natural Resources programs provide research-based information, educational programming, and resources to homeowners and commercial clients in a wide range of  agricultural areas. We also provide access to UGA publications that are available through our office as well.


Areas where your Union County agent can help you include:

  • Horticulture and Landscaping
  • Soil Testing Service
  • Water Quality Analyses
  • Pond Management
  • Plant Disease Diagnosis
  • Weed Identification
  • Insect Identification
  • Pest Control 
  • Row Crops and Pastures
  • Master Gardener Program
  • Wine Grapes & Vineyards
  • GATE Card Information
  • Pesticide Applicators License
  • Home or Farm Site Visits
  • Timber, Lawns, and Ornamental Plant Information

About Union County Ag

Union County’s major agricultural product is ornamental horticulture. As of the 2022 Georgia Farm Gate Value Report, Union County has approximately 19,000+ acres in farm land with a farm gate value of over $36,593,000.  We also have a research farm, Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in conjunction with the University of Georgia Extension which is a premier research site in Georgia.  In addition to ornamental horticulture, Union County produces livestock, poultry, sweet sorghum, fresh vegetables, hay, sweet corn, wine grapes and soybeans. 


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