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Holiday Season 2017

Published on 11/16/2017

Celebrate the holidays with the writers and experts from UGA Cooperative Extension and the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. With tips on everything from cooking the turkey to natural holiday decorations, we're committed to putting Georgia in the holiday spirit. 

Fall Gardening 2017

Published on 08/31/2017

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension offers fall gardening advice through this year's Fall Gardening 2017 packet. These articles are written specifically for Georgia gardens, from novice to advanced 'green thumbs.' For more help on specific topics, contact your local UGA Extension agent or read the UGA Extension publications at http://extension.uga.edu/publications.html.

Fight Mold Clean up moisture quickly and dry out wet areas, UGA Extension housing expert says. Published September 13, 2017Author:

Hurricane Irma had slowed down by the time she reached Georgia, reducing the amount of expected structural damage to homes, but flood waters may have left behind a sneaky and dangerous after-effect: mold.

Downed Trees Study downed trees for clues on how to prevent future losses, UGA expert says. Published September 13, 2017Author:

Tropical Storm Irma blew powerful winds of up to 70 mph when she hit Georgia, providing homeowners, tree removal services and insurance companies plenty of work to do. Examining storm-damaged trees can provide insight into why some trees "fail" during windstorms.

Sod 101 Turfgrass producers gather to learn the latest on sod production in Georgia. Published September 13, 2017Author:

Georgia turfgrass producers and industry leaders will gather Tuesday, Oct. 31, and Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Ft. Valley, Georgia, for the annual Georgia Sod and Turf Producers Field Day. Industry leaders and university experts will provide updates on turfgrass-related topics, and the latest equipment will be displayed and demonstrated at the event’s trade show.

Young Farmers Kellee Alday retires from top spot in Georgia 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest. Published September 13, 2017Author:

Seminole County, Georgia, 4-H member Kellee Alday won first place in this year’s Georgia 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest. The 128-pound ‘Carolina Cross’ watermelon she grew landed Alday the win, which was far from her first, but it will be her last.

Flooded Wells Wells may be contaminated after Hurricane Irma flooding, but they can be cleared. Published September 11, 2017Author:

Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause structural damage, but flood waters can harm families by tainting water supplies. Cities and counties alert citizens with boil advisories when municipal water supplies are affected, but those who rely on wells for water have to monitor their water themselves.

Pecan Crop Strong winds could lead to broken limbs, pecans blown to the ground and downed trees. Published September 08, 2017Author:

The Southeast is in Hurricane Irma’s crosshairs, and Georgia pecan farmers are bracing for the hurricane’s potential impact on this year’s crop.

Prepare & Evacuate No amount of property is worth putting yourself in harm's way, county agent says. Published September 07, 2017Author:

If a mandatory evacuation is declared in your area, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent Tim Davis says residents should prepare to be away from home for a few weeks.

Southwest ShowCAES Annual event geared towards high school and college students interested in attending or transferring into CAES.< 0006 /span> 5FF4 Published September 07, 2017Author:

The University of Georgia Tifton campus and the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) invites high school and college students interested in attending or transferring into CAES to attend the college’s Southwest ShowCAES on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Tifton Campus Conference Center.

Scarlet Sage The Saucy series of Scarlet sage provides wine, red and coral blooms. Published September 07, 2017Author:

New colors and varieties of scarlet sage will ensure a dazzling landscape or a sizzling mixed container for the whole gardening season. The Saucy series, ‘Saucy Wine’ and ‘Saucy Red,’ have both found fame in the Southern Living Plant Collection. ‘Saucy Coral’ has one of the rarest colors in the gardening world.

Hurricane Preparedness UGA Extension expert says hurricane will likely bring strong winds, heavy rains and high waves along coast. Published September 06, 2017Author:

Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 175 mph as of Monday, Sept. 5. It’s moving west-northwest on its present track, but longer-term models project that it will make a sharp turn to the north later this week, which could threaten parts of the Southeast, including Georgia.


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