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Using a partial research grant from Georgia DOT, University of Georgia weed scientist Patrick McCullough has designed a mobile app using DOT terminology to make the tool user-friendly for workers. “All the information they need to make the best management decisions for controlling roadside weeds and vegetation is now literally at their fingertips,” he said. CAES News
DOT App
In addition to building and maintaining roads, the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) mows grass and kills weeds that obstruct drivers’ views. A University of Georgia scientist has created an app to help DOT agronomists kill weeds quicker, using less chemicals.
Nutsedge gets picked and thrown into a cart during a demonstration of a peanut digger being used to uproot the weed at the UGA Ponder Farm in Tifton. CAES News
Nutsedge Control
A Georgia scientist is using peanut harvesting equipment to organically control weeds — particularly nutsedge.
Photos of goats cleaning up the banks of Tanyard Creek near Baxter Street in Athens. Students from the UGA College of Environment and Design installed the goats as part of service-learning project. CAES News
Atlanta Goat Course
University of Georgia Extension agents of Fulton County will host a six-week Master Goat Farmer Certification course Aug. 5 through Sept. 13.
Squash vine borer larva inside squash vine. CAES News
Modified Organics
To place the certified organic seal on their produce, farmers must follow a strict list of rules. Home gardeners who want to use organic practices can take the first steps by using methods one University of Georgia expert calls “modified organics.”
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.
A farmer uses his tractor to bushhog a pasture in Butts County, Ga. CAES News
Pasture weeds
From observations out in the field this summer, I would say the most persistent weeds farmers face in pastures and hayfields are horsenettle, crabgrass and Johnsongrass. These three plants are persistent by nature and may prove difficult to control.
Glyphosate damage on tomato. CAES News
Herbicide Transfer
After fielding a number of calls and examining plant samples brought in to the Bartow County Extension Office, I have decided vegetable gardeners are probably better off not using hay or manure in their gardens.
Plant pathologist Lee Burpee discusses disease control at the 2008 UGA Turfgrass Field Day. CAES News
Summer green update
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists will present the first in a four-part series of green industry updates on June 12 in Cherokee County.