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From Our Blog
  • Weather Update – Tropical Storm Zeta Posted by Scott Carlson on Oct 26, 2020 Following is a Monday morning update from Dr. Pam Knox, director of the UGA Weather Network. We have had storm and weather activity during this harvest season.
  • Forage Updates for Growers Posted by Scott Carlson on Oct 16, 2020 Next week is the Hay Field Day at Sunbelt Ag Expo. It is scheduled for October 21, 2020 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Click here for registration and more information: Hay Field Day. Upcoming Grassmaster’s educational series – This program is a 7-week series focusing on forage production that gives...
  • Forestry Updates for Landowners Posted by Scott Carlson on Oct 16, 2020 Following are two upcoming opportunities for forest landowners to get updates and training: The 2020 Virtual Forestry Update will be hosted by Sydni Barwick, Thomas County Extension Agent. It is scheduled on October 21, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. and it will be online/virtual. Those interested can click on the following...
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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.
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.