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Prevent Fish Kills in Your Pond

Most of the pond calls we receive in the Extension office refer to fish kills, weeds, and fertilization. Sometimes all are related. Weeds are annoying, so everyone wants a clean pond to fish. We need to be careful though and not forget about our fish when we treat the ponds. We are here to…
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Ambrosia Beetle WARNING !!!

The last two years have been bad for pecan growers in our area with young trees. The ambrosia beetle attacks young trees that are stressed. See the below article from Lenny Wells.   Georgia pecan growers have had major problems with Asian Ambrosia Beetles (AAB) over the last 2 to…
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Beginner’s Pecan Production Course

  Beginner’s Pecan Production Course April 11, 2016 UGA TIFTON CAMPUS CONFERENCE CENTER TIFTON, GA Please Contact Debbie Rutland @ 229-386-3424 to RSVP Refreshments & Lunch Provided 9:00        Welcome                                                                                            9:10        Cost of Pecan Production                                                                             Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture 9:30        Pecan Varieties                                                                                                                                                Patrick Conner, UGA Horticulture             10:15     Break 10:45     Pecan Irrigation                                                                                Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture…
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For the Love of Agriculture

Wheeler County Extension provided agricultural education through a Farm Day at Wheeler County Elementary School on May 5, 2015. Students learned about forestry, Georgia commodities (including dairy, peanuts, wheat, poultry, cotton, and Vidalia onions), seed identification, livestock, and connecting the farm to their forks. In collaboration with Georgia Department of…
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