There is good news for us in the South and Hall County who raise cattle on cow/calf operations. Our cattle typically end up in the Midwest on feedlots, and then end up at the packer for processing.
Is it too good to be true? There are many times we get information on a product that is touted as the miracle product of the year or even the decade. It always sounds so good that we all hope it is something that can save us time, money or make our lives a little easier. So we take an interest in them and see what they are all about. When it comes to gardening ...
Recycling is all the rage, from aluminum cans and newspapers to plastic bottles and bags. But did you know that you can recycle in your lawn?
The premier poultry show in Atlanta will be a little larger for 2013. The International Production &
If you are like most of us, this is the time of year we all have something growing in the yard other than what we want to be growing.
If the past few days of warm weather have given you a fever to plant shrubs, trees and flowers in the yard, then you are not alone.
Choosing a garden site is one of the most important decisions any gardener will make. The ideal place for a vegetable garden is a level, well-drained site with full sun all day. There should be good air circulation, and the soil should be loose, fertile and easy to work. Too good to be true? Few gardeners are lucky enough to have such a perfect spot. If you're like most and have less than an ideal ...
Arbor Day in Georgia is Feb. 17 this year, and it is a great celebration of the environment, nature and trees in our community.
Now is one of the better times to plant new additions to our landscapes. Planting now will give trees and shrubs a better chance of getting established before the heat of summer hits like a ton of bricks.
I see it year after year in the Extension Office. Clients come in wondering what to do about their tomatoes or peppers that are being laid to waste by disease.
Here in Hall County people are generally very passionate about their lawns. Many want a nice turfed area, even under trees. But sometimes that reality is harder to come by even when everything has been planned out perfectly.
Blackberries are one of the South's favorite fruits. At one time, there were almost unlimited wild blackberries and dewberries (the blackberry's trailing cousin) to be had growing along fence rows and in abandoned fields.
You invest a lot of money and high hopes in landscape plants. You certainly do not want them to fizzle when you get them in the ground.
If you just cannot wait to plant that special landscape tree, why wait? In Georgia, the dead of winter is not all that dead. During the winter, roots continue to grow as they really do not have a dormant period in Georgia.
So the garden has stopped producing, and everything has been bitten by a couple of hard frosts this fall. You might be thinking there is not much to do in the garden this time of year.
During the past few years, many folks have gone to living off the grid.
This is especially true for producers in South Georgia. We still have some cotton grown in North Georgia in counties such as Oconee, Bartow, Gordon and Floyd.
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