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January 2024

  • by Gabrielle LaTora, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Did you know that winter is the best time to plant trees? That’s now! But don’t run off to dig a hole just yet—there are a few important considerations and prep steps that will give your tree its best chance for success. Over the next few blog…

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  • by James Herrin, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Residents of Fulton County experience a higher risk of exposure to the second leading cause of lung cancer when at home. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can build up inside the air in buildings. According to the US EPA, nearly 21,000 lung cancer deaths are…

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  • Warm-Season Lawn Tips for January Warm-season lawns include bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, centipedegrass, and St. Augustinegrass Cool-Season Lawn Tips for January Cool-season lawns include tall fescue, fine fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, rough bluegrass, and ryegrass If you have questions about your lawn, don’t hesitate to contact us at one of our offices. Learn More Bermudagrass Lawn CalendarZoysiagrass Lawn…

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  • by Norlethia Harris, Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator Have you ever looked at a plant in your yard and wondered why some branches and leaves seem to be dying? Have you noticed that your bermudagrass lawn isn’t growing as well as you want it to? Has your water started smelling or tasting unusual? These are…

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