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Agriculture & Natural Resources

Walton County AG Agent

Joel Burnsed

A native of Pembroke, Georgia, Joel grew up on a small family farm where he gained a passion for agriculture and the environment. Joel received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Biological Science in 2010 and a Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management in 2017 from the University of Georgia. Joel serves as the Walton County Extension Department head and the Agriculture Agent for Walton County.He is married to his wife Liza and has worked in Walton County since 2014.  

 

County agents provide soil and water test kits and instruction, advice on safe pesticide use, publications and programs that impart researched based knowledge to improve Georgians quality of life.  

 

 


BELOW YOU WILL FIND SOME OF THE MOST COMMONLY REQUESTED INFORMATION.


Soil Sample Bags
Milkweed
Pesticide Sprayer
man with water jar
Kids in a School Garden
Teacher and students
tomatoes on the vine
Pest Management Publication
  • Reducing Food Waste Reducing Food Waste Angelos Deltsidis researches what happens after the harvest. By Jordan Powers | Published: 1/26/2022
  • Meat Dawgs Meat Dawgs UGA Meat Judging Team has a strong showing after many years out of competition. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 1/25/2022
  • 2022 Flavor of Georgia 2022 Flavor of Georgia Registration is open to hopeful contestants for the 2022 Flavor of Georgia contest to be held April 21 in Athens. By Jordan Powers | Published: 1/24/2022
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 27 ServSafe® University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF.
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  • Jan 27 Care and Selection of Houseplants Come learn about plant selection, growing conditions and care and maintenance of indoor plants.
    • Virtual Event
  • Jan 28 January Hot Topics What is new and interesting in the world of horticulture
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