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  • Nuisance Wildlife

    Nuisance Wildlife Seeing all the deer on the road got me thinking about nuisance wildlife and the problems that human and or vehicle interactions with wildlife can cause.  This will be general information. If you need specifics contact your County Agent. For starters you need to understand that state and federal laws protect nearly all…

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  • Summer is here and that means fresh vegetables.  If you are like me you probably plant more than you, your family and your neighbors can eat fresh.  So what do you do with all of the “extra” vegetables?  Food preservation is not terribly difficult and it allows you to enjoy your homegrown produce for the…

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  • If you’ve ever wanted to grow your own pecans here is your chance to learn how, and it is basically in your back yard. The UGA Pecan Team is offering a beginners workshop the first day of the annual Georgia Pecan Growers Conference in Perry next week. The UGA Pecan Beginners Class will be held…

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  • Warm days have folks itching to start planting warm season crops, but we know that winter is not gone for good A few more rounds of cold weather are sure to come so I thought it might be good to talk about critical temperatures for fruit buds and flowers.  It seems that a warm February…

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  • A True Love Story

    It is bad, but I cannot remember if I wrote this or if I borrowed it from Frank Funderburk,Bill Starr or maybe even Roger Sinyard. Either way it is a clever article and we have been getting tons of calls on the subject. Enjoy!

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  • If you think you need a better County Agent here is your chance to let someone know!

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  • Unless you like to see yellow and purple flowers in your yard in the spring now is a good time to control treat your lawn for weeds.

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  • Deer Herd Management

    You may not be a hunter, but I guarantee if you garden you have wanted to manage a deer or two in the past, and you probalby know a deer hunter that might enjoy this article.

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  • We are blessed in Georgia to have ample rainfall and mostly mild temperatures. These conditions make Georgia a great place to grow a vegetable garden.  You can provide fresh produce for your family basically year round.  Late summer to early fall is a great time to grow both warm and cool season crops, but it…

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  • It is hard to believe but summer is going to be over before you know it, and right now is the time to prepare so that you have success this fall.    

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