The Georgia Urban Ag Council will host the third annual EDGE Expo for landscape professionals on Dec. 11-12 at the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center in Duluth, Ga. UGA researchers will present workshops on the most common beneficial and pest insects found in Georgia landscapes, how to identify and treat plant diseases, the latest turfgrass research and much more.
Read more about the EDGE Expo urban agriculture conference.
Georgia Christmas trees
Georgia Christmas tree growers are producing fewer trees but earning more for them. With fewer trees being grown, Christmas trees are a very valuable business in Georgia. In 2012, Christmas trees generated $9.9 million in farm gate value. That figure is way above the $3.7 million recorded in 2011.
Read more about Georgia Christmas tree production.