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TifTuf Recognition
TifTuf Recognition The Georgia-grown turfgrass is being used around the world By Ashley Crain, Tyler G. Duggins | Published: 6/3/2020
Energy Informatics
Energy Informatics Energy informatics is lighting the way to higher efficiency. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/28/2020
Backyard Fruits Webinar
Backyard Fruits Webinar Webinar series Backyard Fruits aims to help gardeners grow fruit at home By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 5/21/2020
Produce Safety
Produce Safety UGA expert developed an online calculator and simulator to help educate farmers and Extension agents with necessary actions related to the water quality component of the Produce Safety Rule in the Food Safety Modernization Act. By Josh Paine | Published: 5/21/2020
Sweet, Red Muscadine
Sweet, Red Muscadine Red and sweet, new 'RubyCrisp' muscadine variety is best for home gardens and pick-your-own operations. By Sadie Lackey | Published: 5/20/2020
Transformative Learning
Transformative Learning Learn how seven faculty members tackled distance learning. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 5/14/2020
Hedge Recommendations
Hedge Recommendations Hedges have been used for eons to define property lines. By Josh Fuder, Sheri Dorn | Published: 5/13/2020
Virtual Plant Sale
Virtual Plant Sale UGA Trial Gardens moves popular spring plant sale online due to COVID-19 crisis. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 5/12/2020
Vegetable Planning
Vegetable Planning Follow these gardening guidelines to keep you supplied with fresh vegetables throughout the season. By Bob Westerfield | Published: 5/6/2020
Pandemic Mosquito Control
Pandemic Mosquito Control Common sites that are used as larval habitats include the trays under potted plants, buckets, tires, tarps, birdbaths, pet bowls, boats, rain barrels, gutters, downspout drain pipes and any type of underground drainage system. By Elmer Gray | Published: 5/1/2020
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Extension Publications
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Weights and Processed Yields of Fruits and Vegetables (C 780) Marketing fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets, roadside markets, and pick-your-own farms is an important and growing method of marketing. However, many of the containers used are not practical for consumers.
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