This spring has been wet and cool. It always amazes me how different one spring from the next can vary so much.
Growing up in Georgia, everyone loves muscadines and blackberries, but here lately blueberries have taken the front seat and have really become the bright shining star of Georgia's small fruit.
Just the other day I was looking at a dogwood tree at the house and saw it was in pretty good shape overall. However, things can change and it is worth keeping an eye on the tree to see if it becomes infected.
Georgia's wildly fluctuating temperatures in this year's first four months played havoc on the state's signature onion crop.
Storm water is something we don't think too much about on a day-to-day basis.
Expanded trade opportunities have opened up for many U.S. industries, including the poultry industry in Georgia.
If the warm temperatures and abundance of azalea blooms were not enough to clue you in that spring is here, the itchy eyes and sinus pressure definitely have done so.
What do local farming, youth development, nutrition education and radon have in common? The answer is Hall County Cooperative Extension.
Shoppers paid slightly more for food at the grocery store at the beginning of 2013.
Recycling is all the rage, from aluminum cans and newspapers to plastic bottles and bags. But did you know you can recycle in your lawn?
March in Georgia is always a roller coaster of ups and downs with warm weather at the first of the week and then a cold rain for the weekend. We all get to the point in late winter that we just wish for warmer weather and the emergence of a few flower buds and leaves only feeds the fire.
U.S. farmers are ready to increase production of corn and soybeans for 2013, according to the latest Farm Futures survey.
Many times we get information on a product that is touted as the miracle product of the year, even the decade. It always sounds so good that we hope it is something that can save us time, money or make our lives a little easier.
Everyone is on Facebook these days. It's a great way to communicate to catch up with friends and stay connected with family that is far off. It is also a great way to advertise a product and reach new customers.
If the past few days of warm weather have given you a fever to plant shrubs, trees and flowers in the yard, you're not alone. The promise of spring is in the air, and it is hard to sit still as the days become longer and the temperatures rise. I love days like these and really enjoy getting out and experiencing a new start as plants wake from their winter dormancy.
The worst thing you can add to a picnic or outdoor party is a mosquito. Not just one mosquito, but a whole swarm of mosquitoes.
Tradition in the South is important, and of all the summertime traditions like beach vacations, family reunions and going to the farmers' market, finding the perfect watermelon is a real treat for most of us.
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