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World Environment Day 2018

Did you know that June 5th is World Environment Day? “While it isn’t a public holiday, it is an environmental awareness day, run by the United Nations. It is sometimes also unofficially called Eco Day or Environment Day. The aim of the Day is to raise awareness of the environment…
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Farmers using conservation tillage to reduce erosion, increase water storage and protecting the environment

Pam Knox, UGA and CAES Agricultural Climatologist, referenced an article in the New York Times in her Blog Post on January 31, 2017.  As I write this I am getting ready to resume a two-day conference focused on Conservation Production Systems.  The article in the New York Times discusses no-till farming…
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Water Conservation is the key

With 53 Georgia counties in a Level 1 drought condition currently, the main focus should be water conservation.  Some of the things that can be done to conserve water are listed below: Indoors:  One fact sheet from UGA is Every Drop Counts: Conserve Water at Home 1.  Run water only…
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