Ask The County Agent
ASK THE COUNTY AGENT
One of your greatest resources for assistance with ANR questions is your County Agent, Dr. Roger Gates.
Roger Gates started as Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent for Whitfield County in December 2017. He studied at South Dakota State University and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Before moving to northwest Georgia, he worked briefly as a Forage Researcher for LSU in south Louisiana, a Research Agronomist for USDA-ARS in Tifton, Georgia and as Rangeland Extension Specialist for SDSU in Rapid City.
Please see his latest “Growings On” articles every Wednesday in the Daily Citizen Newspaper shown below:
"Growings on: Beekeeping is equal parts science and art" - June 24, 2021
" Growings on: The importance of forage" - June 17, 2021
Frequently Asked Questions:
“Why are my flowers dying?”
“What’s wrong with my lawn?”
“How do I start an organic vegetable garden?”
“How do I submit a soil test?”
“How can I test my well water to see if it is safe to drink?”
Please contact Roger Gates at 706-278-8207 or email him at email@example.com if you have similar questions or any other inquiries! He can find the answer for you!