View Mobile Site

Archive By Author - Michael Wheeler


Agribiz: Ethanol without corn is goal for researchers

Ethanol use is everywhere. Good, bad or indifferent, ethanol is going to be part of what we use to meet our energy needs.

April 23, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Business


For fertilizer application, quantity and timing are important

When it comes to common questions asked at the office, the one I have most often is about lawns and when to fertilize them.

April 11, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Preventing diseases in your home vegetable garden

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

March 28, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Agribiz: Georgia Ports Authority moves more cargo

Georgia ports are busy. There is no doubt it is a big part of the economic engine in the Southeast.

March 27, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Ready for spring? Sample soil now for success later

The past couple of weeks I think my office has shipped close to 100 soil samples to the test lab in Athens. This is always a sign that spring is on the horizon as people begin to prepare and plan what they want to grow this year.

March 14, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Agribiz: UGA student testifies before Congress about impact of Extension

Growing up in the Gainesville City School System, I did not participate in Georgia 4-H, but over the years of being a county agent I have seen the impact 4-H has on students.

March 12, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Picking the proper place for a vegetable garden

Choosing a garden site is one of the most important decisions any gardener will make.

February 28, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Agribiz: Tax code proposal would change U.S. agriculture

A week ago, I was attending the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Council monthly meeting. We were all updated on the great things that are happening in Hall County. Expansions, new jobs and optimism are setting Hall County on a course of economic growth that tops most areas in the nation.

February 26, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Keep your Valentine's Day floral arrangement fresh

It's Valentine's Day and what a great way to end the week.

February 14, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Stopping blossom end rot before it starts

I see it year after year in the extension office. Clients come in wondering what to do about their tomatoes or peppers being laid to waste by disease.

January 31, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Agribiz: Congress finally agrees on farm legislation cuts and aid

Developing the latest farm bill has become a marathon of sorts with farmers wondering if it would ever come to fruition.

January 29, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Plant now for roots to grow deep

Throughout the year, people will call wanting planting advice.

January 17, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Agribiz: Cold weather influencing cattle market

The deep freeze we all experienced resulted in more than just frozen pipes.

January 15, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Wheeler: Soil compaction a root cause of distress

If you call the office to talk over a problem that is in your landscape, one of the first things I am going to bring up is soil testing. For the $8 it costs for the test, you get a wealth of information that tells you pretty much all you need to know about the "chemical" side of the problem.

January 03, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Wheeler: Maintaining your Christmas tree this holiday season

It is during this time of year when everyone is busy buying gifts for loved ones and friends, going to Christmas parties and enjoying the magic of the holiday season influencing their children and grandchildren. With all of this happening, it is easy to forget to keep an eye out on the condition of your Christmas tree.

December 20, 2013 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


« First  « Prev  1 2 3 4 5  Next »  Last »

Page 2 of 14

Articles By Author - Michael Wheeler


Clean and maintain your tools

Preventive maintenance is so important to any aspect of life, whether it's your health or equipment.

October 24, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


Think ahead to strawberry season and plant now

Strawberries are definitely a spring and early summer fruit, so why talk about them in October? Well this is the best time of year to plant them.

October 10, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Columnists


1

Page 1 of 1


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 The Times, Gainesville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...