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Cold-Weather Critters Getting Indoors?

Squirrels, chipmunks, rats, mice, and various overwintering insect pests are among the most common critters that get inside through cracks and gaps in the foundation of homes during winter months – looking for warmth and food. It’s important to prevent these critters from entering homes and buildings, as they can carry various parasites and can be a major nuisance, given the overwhelming numbers associated with some of them Not to mention, they can spoil stored food and can tear up insulation and electrical!
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Colletotrichum Resistance to QoI fungicides such as Abound and Pristine is prevalent throughout strawberry fields in Georgia

Anthracnose fruit rot disease, caused by fungal Colletotrichum species, is one of the most significant disease problems of commercial strawberry production in Georgia and the Southeast as a whole. Dark, sunken lesions on fruit are the main disease symptoms. Hot, humid weather and significant rainfall make Colletotrichum-induced fruit rot a widespread problem in strawberry production. For disease control, growers mainly rely on preventive fungicide applications…
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Field Scouting with Google Glass? Group Will Study the Potential

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There has been a lot of hype about using newer web-connected technologies to carryout field scouting and surveys in agricultural commodities.  In a feature article in the October 2014 issue of Growing Georgia, Allison Floyd provides an overview of new project funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture that will evaluate…
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