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Restoring the Earth
Restoring the Earth Regenerative agriculture, a movement both burgeoning and broad, is underpinned by the public’s growing awareness of how land stewardship and agricultural production contribute to the fate of our planet. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/21/2023
Plants, Pollinators and You
Plants, Pollinators and You Because they are not learning in a traditional classroom or even through traditional methods, students in Kris Braman and Bodie Pennisi’s service-learning course are required to step into their communities to put their learning into practice. By Claire Sanders | Published: 9/14/2023
Dalan at Delta
Dalan at Delta Dalan Animal Health headquarters moved to the Delta Innovation Hub, where the company teamed with researchers in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and the College of Veterinary Medicine to further advance the world’s first vaccine for honeybees. By Brandon Ward | Published: 9/12/2023
Invasive Spotted Lanternfly
Invasive Spotted Lanternfly University of Georgia experts say vigilant prevention strategies, early detection and timely interventions can help keep spotted lanternflies from spreading into Georgia and elsewhere. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 9/11/2023
Gerald Henry
Gerald Henry The University of Georgia’s Athletic Association Endowed Professor of Environmental Turfgrass Science leads a research team in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences committed to creating sports fields that look good and perform well to limit the occurrence of injuries. By Scott Michaux | Published: 9/6/2023
New Viticulture Specialist
New Viticulture Specialist Sarah Lowder joined the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences this spring as the state’s only viticulturist, a position dedicated to providing the best methods for the cultivation and harvest of wine grapes. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 8/23/2023
Hot Mosquitoes
Hot Mosquitoes With the heat dome holding tight over the South and sliding east over Georgia, it is more important than ever to remember the basics of mosquito prevention. Most mosquito species — and there are 63 in Georgia — tend to thrive when it gets hot. By Elmer Gray | Published: 8/22/2023
Yellow-Legged Hornet
Yellow-Legged Hornet While not a major public health risk for people or pets, the invasive hornet represents a serious threat to Georgia agriculture. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 8/21/2023
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Extension Publications
  • Vegetable Garden Calendar (C 943) The recommendations in this circular are based on long-term average dates of the last killing frost in the spring and first killing frost in the fall. Every year does not conform to the "average," so you should use your own judgment about advancing or delaying the time for each job, depending on weather conditions.
  • Native Plants for Georgia Part I: Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines (B 987) This publication focuses on native trees, shrubs and woody vines for Georgia. It is not our intent to describe all native species — just those available in the nursery trade and those that the authors feel have potential for nursery production and landscape use. Rare or endangered species are not described. Information on each plant is provided according to the following categories: Common Name(s)/Botanical Name/Family, Characteristics, Landscape Uses, Size, Zones and Habitat.
  • Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use (B 931) Pesticide and fertilizer recommendations are often made on a pounds per acre and tons per acre basis. While these may be applicable to field production of many crops, orchardists, nurserymen and greenhouse operators often must convert these recommendations to smaller areas, such as row feet, square feet, or even per tree or per pot. Thus pints, cups, ounces, tablespoons and teaspoons are the common units of measure. The conversion is frequently complicated by metric units of measure. This publication is designed to aid growers in making these calculations and conversions, and also provides other data useful in the management, planning and operation of horticultural enterprises.
  • Commercial Tomato Production Handbook (B 1312) This publication is a joint effort of the seven disciplines that comprise the Georgia Vegetable Team. It is comprised of 14 topics on tomato, including history of tomato production, cultural practices, pest management, harvesting, handling and marketing. This publication provides information that will assist producers in improving the profitability of tomato production, whether they are new or experienced producers.
  • Key to Diseases of Oaks in the Landscape (B 1286) This publication contains a guide to diseases of oak trees in the landscape.
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