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A red maple tree blooms on the campus of the University of Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Ga. CAES News
Adding shade
The glaring summer heat may have you convinced to add more shade to your landscape. Fall is the perfect time to plant trees to create that needed shade.
A twig girdler chews on a branch. CAES News
Twig munchers
If something appears to be chewing off the ends of tree branches in your landscape, that something is most likely a twig girdler.
Sorghum plant growing in the field. CAES News
Biofuels research grants
In the ongoing search for cleaner, renewable energy sources, biofuels derived from trees, shrubs and grasses have emerged as a strong candidate. But creating the next generation’s energy source is not as simple as growing a few crops; extensive research is required to ensure these plants produce enough biomass and fuel per acre to make biomass farming economically viable.
A row of pines at the Westbrook Research Farm on the UGA campus in Griffin, Georgia. CAES News
Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day
Land is a valuable resource and provides immense benefits to humans and to wildlife. Landowners, farmers or sportsmen who wish to increase the value and benefits of the land they own, hunt or manage should make plans to attend the 2012 Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga.
Engraver beetles leave pin-sized holds in the bark of pine trees when they exit the tree. CAES News
Pine bark beetles
Pine bark beetles can be the death of pines in forests and home landscapes.
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Agroforestry conference
Agricultural producers, natural resource professionals and forest and farm landowners should mark their calendars now for the 12th North American Agroforestry Conference set for June 4-9, 2011 at the Georgia Center on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Ga.
From late March to mid-June the fluffy silvery-white seed heads of cogongrass wave like flags marking infestations in forests, along roadways and other places. During this time, no other grass in Georgia has that kind of seed head. CAES News
Invasive cogongrass
This spring marks the fifth year that the Georgia Cogongrass Task Force has been educating landowners and land managers about the risk cogongrass, a highly invasive Federal Noxious Weed, poses to our forests, roadsides, fields and natural areas across the state.