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Summer is not the perfect time to tackle weeds in pastures, but it is the perfect time to make note of them. One common pasture weed is bitter sneezeweed. The annual is known for its yellow flowers, pungent odor and bitter taste. It reproduces by seed. CAES News
Pasture weeds
Late summer is an excellent time for farmers to survey or map the weeds in their pastures and hay fields. But it’s not the best time to spray.
Sha Tao stands at the dairy on the UGA Tifton Campus. CAES News
Dairy Production
Georgia’s hot and humid climate presents challenges for the state’s dairy farmers. A newly hired University of Georgia scientist hopes to find some solutions.
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.
University of Georgia Extension water resource specialist Gary Hawkins looks over a solar panel. CAES News
Solar Power
Using the sun as a power source isn’t a new concept. But for some Georgia farmers, implementing solar power to deliver water to remote locations is making a huge difference.
Neural progenitors are used at UGA's Regenerative Bioscience Center to determine endocrine active compound-induced alterations in key human neural cellular events. (Credit: Regenerative Bioscience Center) CAES News
Rapid Toxicity Tests
Multiyear testing methods have left the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a list of 80,000 household and industrial compounds that need to be assessed to determine potential health risks.
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Winter Cover Crop Study
Wayne County farmer Jonny Harris noticed long ago that feeding winter cover crops to his cattle improves their diet, his fields and his bottom line. He wanted to show other southeastern Georgia farmers they can reap the same benefits, but he knew he needed more evidence than decades of personal experience.
A barrel racing competitor leans her horse into the turn during the Great Southland Stampede Rodeo. CAES News
Rodeo Time
The University of Georgia's Block and Bridle Club is gearing up for the 40th annual Great Southland Stampede Rodeo, which will roll into Athens April 10-12 at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, 2600 South Milledge Ave.
Beef cattle graze on a pasture on the Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Ga. CAES News
Blairsville Cattle Field Day
Georgia cattle farmers will learn the latest research-based information at the annual University of Georgia Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day on April 11 in Blairsville, Ga.
Cotton is dumped into a trailer at the Gibbs Farm in Tifton on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. CAES News
Farm Bill
U.S. Farm Bill education will be the focus of an upcoming series of meetings coordinated by University of Georgia agricultural economists.