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.  

 

 


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
  • Mission Make-It Mission Make-It Georgia 4-H youth combined fun and learning at annual event. By Kasey Bozeman | Published: 9/24/2021
  • Spiders, Spiders Everywhere Spiders, Spiders Everywhere First identified in Georgia in 2014, colorful Joro spiders have proliferated in at least 25 of the state's counties. By Michele Hatcher | Published: 9/23/2021
  • Office of Diversity Affairs Office of Diversity Affairs Identifying and addressing the needs of diverse students is critical in building networks of support that will help make CAES a more accessible and equitable space for learning and research. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/23/2021
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Upcoming Events
  • Sep 25 - Sep 26 State Forestry Field Day 4-H Event
    • Athens, GA - (22.0 Miles)
  • Sep 25 - Sep 26 State Forestry Field Day 4-H Forestry event
    • McRae, GA - (135.0 Miles)
  • Sep 25 Fall Garden Expo Come shop at the Hall County Master Gardeners Fall Garden Expo for native plants, trees, shrubs, garden art, vegetables, evergreens, tools and pumpkins. Join us under the speakers tent at 11 AM and 1 PM each day for the following talks: Friday 11 AM: Fall Vegetable Gardening with Garrett Hibbs, Hall County Extension Agent Friday 1 PM: Design, Planting & Maintenance for Successful Gardening with Nathan Wilson, Lanier Nursery & Gardens Saturday 11 AM: Raingardens-Save Water & Preserve Pollinator Habitat with Margaret Rasmussen, Redbud Project Saturday 1 PM: All about Japanese Maples and Pruning Techniques with Jody Karlin, All About Water
    • Gainesville, GA - (33.0 Miles)
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