Invasive weeds and exotic pest plants threaten the health of Georgia's natural areas and forests. In particular, four invasive plant species, generally unknown to the public, are posing significant threats to the Georgia landscape and have a high potential to become widespread if left unchecked.
Officials with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences said Tuesday that some segments of agriculture in the state will face challenges in the year ahead while higher market prices for some commodities will be offset by higher production costs. "This is probably the most uncertain time in agriculture I've ever seen," said Scott Angle, dean of the UGA ag school. "The changes that are going on ...
Finding the most efficient use for poultry house litter has been a priority for several years.
Fockele to speak at plant symposium
Question: I recently received a gift of beautiful purple, planted mums. But I don't know how to care for them. How much sunlight do they need? How big do they get? Can I transplant? Outdoor or indoor? Watering? I live in northern Georgia.
The economic woes that have sent the U.S. economy teetering toward recession may be finding their way to Northeast Georgia.
There was a feast in Georgia's Oconee National Forest last year. Southern pine beetles were munching away on weak, old trees. And the drought may have issued the invitation to dinner, a University of Georgia expert says.
BY HARRIS BLACKWOOD email@example.com ATLANTA - The poultry world is descending on Atlanta this week. If it involves a chicken: hatching, feeding, growing, processing, deboning, freezing and doing away with what's left over, you can see it at the 60th annual International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center. The show, which opens today for the first of ...
Georgia farmers can expect to receive good prices next year for many of the crops they sell. Unfortunately, it will cost more to grow them, say University of Georgia agricultural economists.
Marshall Christian joins MSE Branded Foods
The chief executive of Regions Bank's Gainesville operations has announced plans to step down at the end of the year. Rocklyn E. "Rock" Hunt, was named two years ago to head the company's Mountain Banking Group, which includes Banks, Habersham, Hall, Jackson, Rabun and White counties. His resignation is effective Dec. 31. "It's a very positive thing," Hunt said. "It's a very amicable separation. ...
Question: How often should I clean and check my chimney or stove for creosote buildup?
With just a week remaining in 2007, time is ticking away on opportunities for actions which reduce tax liability on your income tax return.\
NEW YORK - The nation's retailers had a robust start to the holiday shopping season, according to results announced Saturday by a national research group that tracks sales at retail outlets across the country.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Reeves International Inc., of Pequannock, N.J., announced a voluntary recall of 36,000 Christmas ornaments made in China that contain lead. Consumers should immediately stop using these ornaments and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund or contact Reeves International Inc. for a refund or exchange.
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in April, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 6.8 percent in March, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
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.
Atlas Pizza's purchase of the 32,000-square-foot, two-story 305 Bradford building downtown may bring 20 to 40 new jobs to Gainesville.
Windows 8 is great, if you are used to it or if you have a touch-screen laptop or tablet. But more and more of my clients are complaining that they just got a new PC with Win 8 installed - and they hate it. What they really want is that new computer loaded with their old operating system, Windows 7.
After making tough decisions based on efficiency concerns, Schreiber Foods confirmed it will close its Gainesville location, which will result in 115 layoffs this fall.
Financial adviser Baldwin earns Edward Jones honors
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