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From Our Blog

  • Worth Ag Update for May 10, 2024 Posted by Scott Carlson on May 10, 2024
    Rainfall has covered the county in the last 7 days, and the soil is wet. Many growers have been busy planting cotton and peanuts, even up until the rain came yesterday. The corn crop is really growing at this time, and melons, beans and other vegetables are coming along, also. Below is the observed precipitation […]
  • Paraquat Training Opportunities in May Posted by Scott Carlson on Apr 30, 2024
    Dr. Bart Clewis with Syngenta is offering more paraquat webinar training opportunities for growers and applicators in the month of May. These trainings can be attended on a date that is convenient for the applicator. Paraquat training is required every 3 years. Register by clicking on the following link: Paraquat Training Webinar Registration 2024 Worth […]
  • Additional Paraquat Training Opportunities for Online and/or Group Viewing Posted by Scott Carlson on Apr 10, 2024
    There are now more training opportunities available for paraquat applicators. This training is required every 3 years for applicators. The training provides important information about paraquat’s toxicity, new label requirements and restrictions, and the consequences of misuse. If an applicator needs the paraquat training, then there are several webinar and in-person opportunities this month. Dr. Bart […]

Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.

Production Agriculture:
Statewide Variety Testing
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
Farmgate Value Report
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
Soil Testing
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
Pest Management
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
Home Garden Publication Series
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Soil Testing
Georgia Green Landscape Stewards The Georgia Green Landscape Stewards program provides fact-based information to help businesses and residences in Georgia implement sustainable green practices in their landscape.
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.