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  • Poisonous Plants in the Landscape (C 957)

    The purpose of this publication is to familiarize you with some of the common landscape plants in Georgia known to have poisonous properties when ingested. Published on Nov 30, 2015.

  • 2015 Georgia Corn Performance Tests (AP 101-7)

    In this research report, the results of the 2015 corn performance trials are presented. Short-season and mid-season hybrids were planted at Tifton, Plains, and Midville in the Coastal Plain region, at Griffin in the Piedmont region, at Calhoun in the Limestone Valley region, and at Blairsville in the Mountain region. Hybrids used for silage were evaluated at Tifton, Griffin, Calhoun, and Blairsville. Published on Nov 30, 2015.

  • Poultry Mortality Composting Management Guide (B 1266)

    Disposal of dead birds can be a problem for poultry growers. Typical methods of mortality disposal include burial, incineration, rendering, and composting. Many states have banned the use of burial pits that historically have been used to dispose of dead birds. Incineration can be costly and raise air quality concerns, and the decreasing number of renderers further complicates disposal. Composting is considered a positive alternative method of processing dead birds in an environmentally sound manner. This relatively inexpensive method of using dead birds has gained wide acceptance throughout the poultry industry. Published on Nov 30, 2015.

  • Considerations for County Planners: Components of Zoning Ordinances Relative to Poultry (C 1071)

    Poultry farming is the number one agricultural enterprise in Georgia. It is important to protect this vital industry by developing prudently-devised and factually-based zoning ordinances. This publication discusses components and terminology when drafting ordinances related to poultry production. Published on Nov 30, 2015.

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