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Lawn and gardening information for Colquitt County from the Extension office..

September 2022

  • Cover crops is a hot topic in agriculture. Cover crops can be an important component to any home garden. They are used for various reasons, including building the soil, controlling soil erosion, and limiting the initiation and spread of certain diseases and insects in the soil. Lets discuss some things to consider about cover crops…

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  • Fall Webworms!!

    This time of year I get alot of calls about fall webworm from concerned homeowners around Colquitt County. The fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Drury) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) is a polyphagous caterpillar pest of ornamentals and trees in Georgia. “Polyphagous” means that it can feed on many types of food, and the fall webworm is known to…

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