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St. Augustinegrass seedheads CAES News
Grass Facts
What type of plant makes up most of the lawns in Georgia? If you shrugged and answered “grass,” you’re not alone. Homeowners spend hours mowing and treating their lawns, but many don’t know much about the plants that make up the green expanse between their driveways and front doors.
Tif-Blair centipedegrass CAES News
Cold-damaged turf
Lawns in Metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties covered in warm-season grasses like centipedegrass or St. Augustinegrass will likely show signs of cold damage this spring as a result of the recent snow and ice storms, says University of Georgia Extension turfgrass specialist Clint Waltz.
This picture shows cotton being picked at the Gibbs Farm in Tifton on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. CAES News
2014 Farm Bill
Georgia farmers can no longer bank on subsidized payments from the federal government.
A roll of freshly harvested sod CAES News
Sod Survey
If your spring landscape plans include installing sodded turfgrass, you can expect to pay more this year, according to a University of Georgia and Georgia Urban Ag Council survey.
Sod harvesting equipment CAES News
EDGE Expo
The Georgia Urban Ag Council will host the third annual EDGE Expo for landscape professionals on Dec. 11-12 at the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center in Duluth, Ga.
Turfgrass Management Quiz is a mobile app designed by University of Georgia faculty for turfgrass students. It can also be used by turfgrass professionals who want to brush up on their knowledge. It's a fun application that challenges users to get the best score, improve on their score and test their knowledge. CAES News
Turfgrass Mobile Apps
Four mobile applications designed by University of Georgia specialists are putting lawncare information at your fingertips, literally.
Tall fescue research plots on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Interseed Fescue
September and October are the perfect months to interseed tall fescue lawns. Tall fescue is a bunch-type grass with no runners to help it spread. The grass may start to thin by the end of summer.
This year's winners, from left to right, include Chris McKenzie, UGA Poultry Research Center feed mill supervisor; Sammy Aggrey, professor of poultry science; Steve Stice, director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center, represented by his wife Terry Stice; James Jacobs, Extension agent for Pierce and Ware counties; John Rema, research technician in crop and soil sciences; Georgi Austin, business manager in the crop and soil sciences; Clint Waltz, Extension turfgrass specialist in crop and soil sciences; Terry Centner, professor in agricultural and applied economics; Yao-wen Huang, professor of food science and technology; and William Graves, professor of animal and dairy sciences. CAES News
DW Brooks 2013
On Oct. 1, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recognized its staff and faculty who have demonstrated excellence in the college’s teaching, research and Extension missions with the annual D.W. Brooks awards.
St. Augustinegrass seedheads CAES News
Over and Under Seeding
Fall is rapidly approaching, and homeowners will soon be interseeding or overseeding their lawns. Interseeding is seeding the same species into itself to increase lawn thickness and recover lost grass. Overseeding introduces a second turfgrass species – typically a cool-season grass – into a permanent species – typically a warm-season species.