UGA Extension Office

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.  

 

 


Staff Listing

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
  • Poultry Science Awards Poultry Science Awards Poultry Science Association, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers honor poultry science faculty and staff. By Claire Marie Coleman | Published: 6/21/2021
  • Prestige Trap Prestige Trap Arjun Bhatt was recognized with the 2021 Nesbitt-Flatt Outstanding Senior Award. By Courtney Cameron | Published: 6/17/2021
  • Cicada Summer Cicada Summer Entomology graduate students headed deep into the north Georgia forest to search for 17-year cicadas. By Denise M Hatcher | Published: 6/15/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 21 - Jun 25 Cloverleaf Camp Week 3 4-H Summer Camp
    • Eatonton, GA - (38.0 Miles)
  • Jun 22 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Extension Coweta 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 a five-year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes the coursebook, educational materials, instruction and exam. Pre-registration required. For additional information, and to register visit https://bit.ly/foodsafecoweta
    • Newnan, GA - (73.0 Miles)
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