Experts from across the Southeast will share their agronomic knowledge Dec. 5-6 during the annual Turfgrass Institute and Trade Show at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. According to Georgia Turfgrass Association president Mark Banta, this year's turf show promises to be great.
It's not unusual to talk business over breakfast. But on five midwinter mornings, "Ag Forecast 2008" will offer a rare opportunity as economists, farmers, agribusiness leaders and lenders gather over breakfast to discuss crucial business information and look at Georgia's agricultural future.
If you're part of Georgia's horticulture and/or turfgrass industry, you will definitely want to attend the Georgia Green Industry Association's Winter Green / Winter School conference on Jan.23-26 at the Classic Center in Athens.
With the ongoing drought, water conservation should be a priority for us all. I hope you are doing everything you can to save water around your home as well as in the landscape. Here are some water conservation tips and suggestions for the landscape and garden.
Many may find it hard to believe, but Agriculture is among the largest industries in Hall County. Hall County agriculture accounted for more than $275 million in farmgate income in 2006. And in Georgia, Agriculture is the number one industry by far, representing more than $10.5 billion in farmgate income in 2006.
With the ongoing drought, the Extension Office has received many calls, questions and suggestions regarding landscape water conservation. Some have been good, others perhaps a bit extreme.
But one conservation practice in particular can greatly increase the chances of your ornamental plants surviving - rain barrels.
With the drought restrictions now facing all of North Georgia and the likelihood of such in the future, more and more homeowners are looking at harvesting or collecting rainwater to save money and their landscapes.
As the drought calls attention to an increasing water crisis, people are seeking ways to minimize the impact on their ...