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Agriculture & Natural Resources Updates for Fannin & Gilmer Counties


  • Buttercup flowering

    What’s up, buttercup? While these plants are not in full bloom just yet, buttercup-infested pastures will turn into a sea of yellow come springtime. Though a sea of yellow flowers sprawling across an open pasture may be a beautiful sight to onlookers, this plant can be a real management headache for pasture and hay fields.…

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  • Armyworm Image

    Georgia farmers are never surprised to see fall armyworms munching on their stands of corn, sorghum and forage hay crops – they just hope for a low number of armyworms. UGA Extension Entomologist, Will Hudson, describes fall armyworms as the “larval or caterpillar stage of a nondescript, small gray moth which overwinters in Florida and…

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