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Elevated Equine: Feel the Heat

You’re dripping sweat from cleaning stalls and it’s only 8:30 a.m. Welcome to summertime in Georgia. As the sun gets higher, so does the temperature and we all know out horses begin hunting the trees and shade. Horse will often adjust on their own to the heat and rising temperatures,…
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Bluebird Basics

In the past 2 years, I have found a love for Eastern Bluebirds. I have a pair that is currently nesting in my backyard among our blueberry bushes and under a giant oak. I get so much joy from seeing them go in and out of the nesting box and…
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The Leading Rein March 2021

The shorter days, frigid weather and the inevitable winter mud are all behind us as Spring is approaching. Time for pasture management, new foals and big horse show goals for the upcoming 2021 season. This issue helps horse owners prepare for all things Spring. Gather how to stay ahead of…
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Grow Your Own Vegetable Transplants

Written by Randy Drinkard, Bartow County Extension Agent Have you ever thought about growing your own tomato, pepper or other vegetable plants from seed? Well, if so, now is the perfect time to get started growing your transplants for setting out later this year in the garden. Growing your own…
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Winter Potted Plant Care

As temperatures drop, the amount of care for your winter potted plants increases. Don’t let that scare you, because following these simple tips will ensure you have great color all winter. First, check your pots to ensure that water can drain. If water is pooling in the pots, then it…
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