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Soil Testing and Preparation

Ensure that your soil is productive. Get a soil test to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth of lawn, garden, and other types of plants.



Georgia Weather: Automated Environmental Monitoring Network

The Georgia Weather website supplies reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.



Pesticide Safety Education Program

Georgia's Pesticide Safety Education Program promotes the responsible and safe use of pesticides throughout Georgia. We accomplish this by providing the educational resources, training programs, and materials needed to help both private and commercial pesticide applicators achieve certification and subsequently to maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other pesticides.



Farm Gate Value Report

The Farm Gate Value Report is compiled from a survey of Georgia Cooperative Extension county agents and commodity specialists for the purpose of providing annual county-level information for the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.

Native Plants for Georgia

This publication contains information about native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia, focusing on those available in the nursery trade.


Commercial Pest Management Handbook

The Georgia Pest Management Handbook gives current information on selection, application, and safe use of pest control chemicals.


Homeowner Pest Management Handbook

The Georgia Pest Management Handbook gives current information on selection, application and safe use of pest control chemicals on farms, around homes, urban areas, recreational areas, and other environments in which pests may occur.



Household Water Quality

The quality of your water supply can have both an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.

Extension Publications
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
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