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National Pollinator Week 2021!!!

The tiny yet mighty creatures that buzz around in our gardens are responsible for pollinating nearly 80 percent of flowering plants around the world. Although honey bees tend to get all of the attention, there are over 200,000 species of animal pollinators that contribute to healthy ecosystems. Many of the…
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Summer Beef Cattle Management

The summer months do not bring much off time for beef cattle producers. From preparing for winter forage to managing grazing, beef cattle producers can benefit from trying new strategies. When cutting hay in the summer, producers should prepare to have one to one and a half tons of hay…
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Agricultural & Landscaping Safety

Farm injuries are most common in the summer months during production and harvest. Every day, nearly 100 agricultural workers suffer a lost-work-time accident. Fortunately, most farm injuries and fatalities are preventable if proper safety practices are followed. One of the biggest dangers on a farm is misuse of heavy machinery….
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Lawn & Garden Watering Tips

Does your lawn have yellow patches, brown spots or wilted flowers? If so, you may be overwatering. One of the most common problems with home lawns and gardens is overwatering that can lead to root damage. The current drought in Northeast Georgia can make us feel the need to water…
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June Gardening Tips

Heat is not the only thing the month of June brings us. For gardeners, this month delivers a bountiful harvest of produce such as blueberries, cucumbers and peppers. After eating “high on the hog,” it is important to get busy in the garden to take care of the chores the…
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