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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!

Growing Communities.

The Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer (MGEV) Program connects UGA Extension, plant enthusiasts, and communities across the state. MGEVs share UGA Extension consumer horticulture programming about selection and care of plants for ornamental value, recreation, and home food production. Master Gardeners teach community members how to use plants and gardening to improve their environment, personal health, and quality of life.


On August 23rd and 24th, 2019, Georgians of all ages from all over the state will join efforts to document our pollinators. Won't you join us?

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census


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Extension News
Golden Radish link Fayette County Public Schools and Fayette County UGA Extension recognized for partnership. By Sadie Lackey | Published: 9/19/2019
Live from the Lab link CAES scientists talk life science and its impact on Live from the Lab. By Sadie Lackey, Merritt Melancon | Published: 9/11/2019
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Upcoming Events
Sep 21 Fall Into Gardening Flowery Branch, GA Join us for an informative presentation on preparing for the fall planting season. Class will cover: things to consider before getting started, evaluating your planting site, what to plant in the fall, how to prepare your soil for planting. This is a second class in a series of two
Sep 24 Turf Update Fayetteville, GA Come hear our Turf Specialist Clint Waltz discuss management tips for warm season lawns as they approach dormancy and management of cool-season grasses as they begin to grow. FREE
Sep 25 Landscape Irrigation Training Augusta, GA The Urban AG Council, Georgia Green Industry Association, & Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply invite you to a training session to learn about irrigation troubleshooting, systems maintenance, and exciting new technology available for irrigation systems. $45 per person. Register at https://irrigation09252019.eventbrite.com Lunch sponsored by Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply
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From Our Blog
Last Call for RMT Posted by sdorn on Sep 16, 2019 Thank you to each of you who have completed your 2019 Risk Management Training (RMT)! We are at 77% completion across the state. If you haven’t already completed the 2019 training, you must not have volunteered since August. Even though the temperatures are still incredibly warm, the reality is that...
Still looking for AT this fall? Posted by sdorn on Sep 9, 2019 We still have some great opportunities to earn Advanced Training credits this fall! Be sure to check our website for registration forms and current information. Here’s a quick list of ATs on the calendar: NEW! September 18, 2019 | Water Quality | Metro Atlanta | DT/WQM (registration deadline September 11, 2019)...
September Thoughtful Thursday Posted by sdorn on Aug 26, 2019 Dr. Clint Waltz is UGA’s Turfgrass Specialist and has spoken to us several times in our Thoughtful Thursday series. He joins us again in September with “Just Dropping In to See What Condition my Turfgrass is In.”  He will talk about how lawns should be looking at this stage of...
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