UGA Extension – Franklin County

Ag Hero

Ag Hero’s By:  Raymond Fitzpatrick Ag week is March 19-23 and to celebrate this year we received a request from Athens to write about our agriculture heroes. As I sit and try to write this my mind goes back to all the individuals that influenced me to go into a…
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When to Cull Cattle

When to Cull Cattle By: Raymond Fitzpatrick   It’s the time of year for farmers that you are feeding hay and other supplemental feeding, and like it or not that cuts into your bottom line when it comes time to take those cattle to market.  Many farmers think in terms…
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When To Prune Fruit Trees

When To Prune Fruit Trees By:  Raymond Fitzpatrick   One of the questions that I get this time of year is when do I prune my fruit trees and the answer that I always give is, it depends. It depends on the crop that we are talking about and the…
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What to do with my Pastures Now

With so much uncertainty with the weather this year, one of the questions that I have been getting a lot is what can I do now? Some people are asking is it too late to plant fescue and the answer is yes. Others want to look into reestablishing their bermuda…
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