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Horn Fly Control

Below is an article dealing with horn fly control: The approach to ward off flies is multi-prong and challenging. However, doing nothing can severely hinder productivity, profits, and herd welfare. I’ve asked Dr. Nancy Hinkle, Extension Veterinary Entomologist at UGA, to give her tips on horn fly control for the…
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Wanted! Argentine Black and White Tegus

There is a new invasive lizard now in Tattnall County and surrounding counties. These lizards are called Tegus. They are an invasive species and can pose threats to birds, mammals and insects in Georgia. They also eat fruit,vegetables, pet food and eggs, including chickens and their eggs.  They also eat…
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Paraquat Dichloride Training for Certified Applicators

The EPA is now requiring that certified applicators successfully complete an EPA training before mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat. The training provides important information about paraquat’s toxicity, new label requirements and restrictions, and the consequences of misuse. Any person who intends to use paraquat must be a certified applicator and…
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2018 Tattnall County Peanut Variety Trial

Every year, The University of Georgia conducts a statewide peanut variety trial. This past season Tattnall County participated in this trial, and I wanted to share our local Tattnall County results with everyone. This was a dry land field and had not had peanuts in four years. This variety trial…
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Georgia Citrus Backyard Basics: Learn It, Grow It

Liberty County Extension Agent Ashley Hoppers will have a short homeowner citrus course focusing on proper care and management of citrus trees and Citrus greening disease. The class will be on December 15th, 2018. This will be a great opportunity for anyone who wants to learn more about growing citrus…
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The Importance of Well Maintained Grassed Waterways

  Erosion can be serious business and as the saying goes an ounce of prevention is worth pound of cure.  Here is a good article written by one of UGA’s Water Educators, David Hall describing one preventive measure to  help mitigate erosion by using grassed waterways. Well maintained grassed waterway…
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