Fayette County Extension

POLLINATOR CENSUS – AUGUST 2017

Students, Teachers and Community Gardeners Launch Pollinator Census This August Check out this article by UGA’s Merritt Melancon.  Do you see your school or garden listed? Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia Home › News › Jul 2017 Friday, July 14th, 2017 Calling the class roll is a time-tested way for…
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SHOULD A COTTONMOUTH (WATER MOCCASIN) BE DISMISSED AS AGGRESSIVE?

Cottonmouth Information, Matt Moore, Department of Natural Resources: Judging by comments at public education programs I’ve done, cottonmouths are the most misunderstood and maligned of Georgia’s six native species of venomous snakes. I have worked in close proximity with many cottonmouths (aka water moccasins) over the years and I encounter dozens…
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HANG ON TO YOUR PEACHES!!!!

Georgia Department of Agriculture estimation: Shorter Georgia Peach Crop Harvest Expected Abigail Taylor June 16, 2017 Peaches, Top Posts We told you last week that this year’s Georgia peach crop has been negatively affected by the lack of chill hours it received this winter.  According to Jack Spruill, director of…
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FUSARIUM WILT AFFECTING WATERMELON

Good information and comments from University of Georgia vegetable Extension pathologist. Research Begins on Fusarium Wilt Affecting Watermelon Jaci Schreckengost June 19, 2017 Top Posts, Watermelon When it comes to watermelon, one of the ongoing and increasing challenges is fusarium wilt. This disease is caused by a soil-borne fungus called…
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