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Check the Soil’s pH Posted by caesweb on Sep 20, 2021 By Greg Pittman, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent and Jonathan Page, 4-H/ANR Educator Throughout the year we take several calls from gardeners and farmers who are baffled at the slow growth of their crops or how stunted the crop is. Soil testing is almost always the recommendation, it’s $8 per...
It’s Joro Time in Jackson County Posted by caesweb on Sep 7, 2021 By Greg Pittman, ANR Extension Agent and Jonathan Page, 4-H/ANR Educator Have you taken a walk through the woods lately? It does not take many trees to be considered woods when it comes to the Joro Spider. The Joro thrives in the woods but is often found around carports and...
Well Water After a Flood Posted by caesweb on Aug 31, 2021 Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ida will bring a lot of rain to Northeast Georgia in the next few days. If you are on private well water be sure to check out the following UGA publications. A flood is described as “water from heavy rain, storms, or hurricanes that spills or seeps into...
Ahead of Tropical Storm Fred & General Storm Tips for Livestock Producers
Ahead of Tropical Storm Fred & General Storm Tips for Livestock Producers Posted by caesweb on Aug 16, 2021 According to Pam Knox, Director of UGA Weather Network, Tropical Storm Fred will be an issue in regards to rain for North Georgia. We are expected at least 2 inches of rain but in some locations 6-10 inches of rain. Also, expect high winds forthose few days. There is also...