May 2012 Features
May 30, 2012
It’s time to dust off those killer pie and muffin recipes. Georgia’s blueberry season is in full swing.
May 29, 2012
Green industry professionals often find themselves in the field needing immediate access to the latest pest and plant disease information and plant care recommendations, especially when they are caught off guard by destructive pests emerging in their area.
May 25, 2012
A new insect thought to threaten Georgia's pepper production at the moment poses a greater danger to lantana - a popular landscape plant.
May 23, 2012
The Alltech 28th Annual International Symposium opened today with a welcome from Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson. In his opening address he spoke about the future of food and the importance of food security for generations to come - “Envision the world of 2050.”
May 22, 2012
The Georgia Forestry Association will hold its 2012 Annual Conference and Forestry Expo in Savannah on July 7-9. Titled Navigating the Currents: Plotting the Course for Your Future in Forestry, the meeting will feature leaders from state and national organizations who will share their perspectives on the future of the forestry industry.
May 21, 2012
Chickens can’t speak, but they can definitely make themselves heard. Most people who have visited a poultry farm will recall chicken vocalization – the technical term for clucking and squawking – as a memorable part of the experience.
May 18, 2012
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is now accepting applications for the inaugural class of the Advancing Georgia’s Leaders in Agriculture program.
May 16, 2012
Every year home gardeners call their University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office to ask, "What's causing my tomatoes to fire up?" This is how most people describe a disease known as early blight.
May 13, 2012
Tiny piles of sawdust found in random spots are likely caused by large wood-drilling insects called carpenter bees. Carpenter bees are large, black and yellow bees often seen flying around the wooden eaves of houses, wooden decks and wooden fences. They are often mistaken for bumblebees, but unlike bumblebees they have a black shiny tail section.
May 08, 2012
Commercial quantities of PhytoGen brand PHY 499 WRF cottonseed were available for sale in 2012 from Arizona to Virginia and the market response in every state has been strong. In total, the launch of PHY 499 WRF was the biggest cottonseed launch ever for PhytoGen.
May 06, 2012
Released about a year ago, interest in Farm Works Software® solution – Office Sync – is on an uptick, according to Scott Nusbaum, Farm Works product manager. The service enables growers to wirelessly and automatically transfer data, such as fertilizer application rates, from field to office for use in a suite of record keeping, mapping and accounting applications.
May 01, 2012
Change is the only constant in life. Most of the time you don’t even realize how these changes can impact your finances and the things and people you hold most dear. Like your health and the health of your crops and livestock, your finances need regular checkups. Understanding your Financial GPS is the first step.