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Landscape Resolutions Having trouble getting to the gym? Consider these gardening resolutions to improve your landscape in 2018. Published January 10, 2018Author:

The new year is a time for making new personal resolutions. Consider also making some resolutions to prevent problems in the garden throughout 2018. These gardening resolutions could even be easier to keep than personal resolutions like eating less and exercising more.

Christmas Cactus With care, Christmas cactus can be kept for years and passed down to children and grandchildren. Published January 09, 2018Author:

Most gardeners know that getting poinsettias to rebloom is a task that is beyond formidable. However, the Christmas cactus, which is rare in beauty, is actually easy to grow and rebloom, maybe even for the rest of your life.

Whitetail Nutrition Natural forage and supplemental food sources combine to keep whitetail deer thriving. Published January 09, 2018Author:

While deer can survive for a relatively long period of time on little to no food, the effects of a nutritional deficiency can be seen for up to two years after the deficiency. This often results in decreased body weights, decreased birth weights and decreased antler mass across the population.

Peanut Farm Show UGA Peanut Team will hold seminar to give producers a glimpse into the upcoming growing season. Published January 09, 2018Author:

The University of Georgia Peanut Team will provide Georgia producers a glimpse into the upcoming growing season when it hosts the UGA peanut production seminar at the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Thursday, Jan. 18.

Car Seat Safety Agents in Telfair and Tattnall counties teach car seat safety classes to help keep children as safe as possible. Published January 09, 2018Author:

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents in Telfair and Tattnall counties help children travel safely by teaching their parents how to properly install car seats.

Carbon Monoxide Odorless, flavorless and colorless, carbon monoxide is a hidden, deadly threat that requires CO detectors. Published January 04, 2018Author:

Each year, hundreds of people are killed and thousands are hospitalized by exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) — an invisible, odorless gas that can seep into homes from faulty furnaces or poorly ventilated generators.

Radon Poster Winners Students from Clarke and Henry counties take prizes in annual radon poster contest. Published January 03, 2018Author:

As part of a contest conducted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program, students from across the state created posters highlighting the dangers of radon, an odorless, colorless and flavorless gas that is present in some Georgia soils.

Peanut Code Future peanuts promise improved nutrition and flavor, greater yields, less disease pressure. Published January 03, 2018Author:

An international group of agricultural scientists, including University of Georgia and USDA scientists based in Georgia, have mapped the genetic code of the peanut. Results of the five-year research project give scientists around the world a map with which to unlock some of the genetic potential of the peanut plant.

Turkey or Beef? Both turkey and beef can be a part of a healthy diet, UGA nutritionists say. Published January 02, 2018Author:

Turkey burgers, turkey meatballs, turkey tacos and other dishes made with ground turkey are popping up on restaurant menus, food blogs and in cookbooks as seemingly healthy alternatives to their beef counterparts. But is turkey recommended over beef and other red meats? Is turkey always the best choice?

Production Costs One significant variable cost that has increased in recent years is land rent. Published January 02, 2018Author:

Economists from the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recommend that Georgia farmers understand their production costs before planting next year’s crops.


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