Agriculture & Natural Resources
Walton County AG Agent
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.
VISTA Anniversary Many VISTA workers become full-time UGA Extension employees.
Virtual EE Environmental education lessons from Georgia 4-H aren't stopped by pandemic.
COVID-19 Farm Safety Producers should educate workers on COVID-19 symptoms, how it spreads and how to reduce the spread of the disease.
Apr 7 Prescribed Forestry Burns UGA Extension ANR Agents Michael Abney and Thad Glenn will be covering the basic to prescribed forestry burns. - (57.0 Miles)
Apr 8 Nutrition Class Learn how to eat healthy without spending a lot of money, the importance of having a grocery list, what it means to eat healthy foods, portion control to prevent weight gain, and more. Ellijay, GA - (79.0 Miles)
Apr 8 Money/Budget Class Learn how to stretch your food dollars, how and where you can save money, the importance of paying bills on time, how to keep track of your spending, and more. Ellijay, GA - (79.0 Miles)