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Jean Williams-Woodward, UGA CAES plant pathologist, examines impatience plant roots for signs of disease in greenhouse, Athens Campus, October 27, 2009. CAES News
Gardening Symposium
University of Georgia plant pathologist Jean Williams-Woodward will be among the experts presenting at The Inspired Gardener symposium set for Feb. 22 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
A diseased leaf on a tree at the University of Georgia's Southeast Research and Education Center in Midville, Ga. CAES News
Chocolate Leaves
Using leaves from landscape plants to mold chocolate leaves for your holiday desserts may awe guests, but University of Georgia food safety specialists say it isn’t worth the health risks.
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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.
Carpet beetles can be black or have varied colors on their backs. Beetles come indoors during the winter and can eat holes in wool sweaters, socks and coats. CAES News
Unwelcomed houseguests
As temperatures begin to drop, people head indoors. Unfortunately, insects like ants and lady beetles like to stay warm, too, and often choose our homes as refuge.
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.
Entomologist Brendan Hunt has joined the faculty of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He is based on the Griffin campus and his research focus is fire ant genetics. CAES News
Fire Ant Genetics
A newly-hired University of Georgia entomologist hopes to develop genetic resources to understand fire ant success in the southeastern United States. Ultimately, this research could lead to new methods to reduce the number of fire ants inflicting pain on humans and taking over lawns and pastures across Georgia.
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Pesticide trainings
Certified pesticide applicators need recertification training and credits to renew their licenses. To help provide this training, University of Georgia Extension has planned pesticide applicator recertification classes in Valdosta and St. Simons this October.
This wasp, Vespula maculifrons, is also known as the Eastern yellow jacket.  It is one of the most common wasps in the Eastern United States. Their most distinguishing feature is the yellow and black stripes on their abdomen, in a pattern that differs between the queen, adult males, and adult females. They build nests in the ground or in stumps and logs. CAES News
Hornets and Yellow Jackets
This is the time of year that Extension agents receive numerous calls about yellow jackets, hornets and how to control them.
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Agent James Morgan stumbled upon tawny crazy ants at an assisted living facility in Albany, Ga. “They're reddish in color, very tiny, and they run around and scurry really fast. And they don't march in a straight row like Argentine ants,” Morgan said. CAES News
Tawny Crazy Ant
The tawny crazy ant has made its way into Georgia for the first time. University of Georgia Extension agent James Morgan of Dougherty County discovered the ant—which originates from South America—on Aug. 15 and submitted a sample to the University of Georgia for identification.