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Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines
Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use
Fences for the Farm
Vegetable Garden Calendar
Avian Academy Module: Poultry Nutrition
This module describes the role of energy in the body, how much energy is contained in our foods, and how to correctly identify the key nutrient classes that our bodies require from the foods we eat. All of these components are related to the general makeup of a commercial poultry diet. The module is designed to be one in a series of publications to supply relevant educational content related to the poultry industry to agricultural teachers, STEM teachers, and the general public. Published on Mar 31, 2017.
Anticipating Drought on Rainfed Farms in the Southeast
Nobody wants drought, but it's been happening a lot in recent years in the Southeastern U.S. For farmers without irrigation, it may seem that little can be done besides accept what rain comes. However, by paying attention to forecasts and following general practices that help collect and retain moisture, risk can be reduced for all manner
of future climate conditions. Here are some ideas for what can be done, centered around two practices: first, knowing what's in store; second, planning ahead. Published on Mar 31, 2017.
Protect Children: The Delicates that Matter
Simple steps can stop preventable accidents in the laundry room. Laundry packets are used by millions of consumers and households each year and contain a highly-concentrated, pre-measured dose of detergent. They are very convenient and easy to use, however, as with any household cleaning product, these should be kept up and out of reach and sight of small children. Published on Mar 31, 2017.
Blister Beetles in Georgia Alfalfa Hay
Blister beetles sometimes infest forage crops such as alfalfa, where they may become incorporated in hay. This publication discusses biology, cause of illness and management of blister beetles. Published on Mar 31, 2017.