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Although there is no one-size-fits-all rule to rotational grazing management, to provide forage rest and recovery and improve grazing efficiency, the first step is to get cattle moving. CAES News
Hay Quality
Poor hay quality due to last year’s increased rainfall, has Georgia cattle farmers searching for alternative ways to supplement the hay they feed their herd.
Here's a look at some of the pecans being researched on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Pecan Breeding
Pecan scab — a fungal disease — reduced Georgia’s projected pecan crop by almost half this year. That’s extra motivation for Patrick Conner, who’s attempting to breed a scab-resistant pecan variety at the University of Georgia Tifton campus.
Rows of cotton at a farm on the University of Georgia Tifton Campus in 2013. CAES News
Crop Rotation
Pesticides are a costly but essential tool farmers use to control plant diseases and insects. Crop rotation continues to be a more reliable and economical management strategy.
Sleet encases a branch of a leyland cypress tree in Jackson, Ga. CAES News
Plant Protection
To help protect landscape plants from Georgia’s cold temperatures, University of Georgia Extension experts recommend using plastic, straw and, strangely enough, water.
Pecans on the ground in an orchard on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Pecan Crop
The quality and quantity of Georgia’s 2013 pecan crop is in worse shape than originally feared.
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Banana Research
Greg Fonsah, a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences economist, has created his own little corner of the tropics on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. Less than 100 yards away from his office, Fonsah walks through row after row of tall broad-leafed foliage. A quick smile is evident as he swings his machete to and fro, shearing away leaves and branches as he goes.
November 2013 Weather Summary - Top chart, observed precipitation - (on high resolution image) Bottom chart, departure from normal precipitation. CAES News
November Climate Summary
With record-breaking low and high temperatures, November’s climate report may offer a fair preview of this winter’s projected, erratic weather patterns.
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Winter Climate Outlook
In the last 12 months Georgia saw the tale of drought, one of the wettest springs and summers on record. Then abnormally dry conditions returned. 2013 has been a climatic roller coaster to say the least.
Here is a picutre of Phytophthora fruit rot damage on a watermelon in Turner County. CAES News
Phytophthora Fruit Rot
An abundance of summer rainfall soaked farmlands across Georgia and brought devastating disease to the state’s watermelon crop.
An outdoor water spigot extends from a building on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Frozen Pipes
With fall weather just beginning, you may not be worried about cold weather problems yet. The child in all of us gets excited at the thought of snow, but we quickly lose that excitement when our water pipes freeze.