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Pears hang from a tree in a middle Georgia home landscape. CAES News
Fruit Tree Varieties
Fall is the perfect time to add a home orchard to your landscape. University of Georgia experts warn gardeners to read labels and select the right trees for their region.
Pink Lady apples hang from a tree at the University of Georgia - Mountain Research and Education Center in Blairsville, Ga. CAES News
Backyard Orchards
If you have always wanted a home orchard, fall is the perfect time to plant one. For proper pollination, plant at least two apple, pear or plum trees.
Satsuma oranges are grown predominantly in Alabama, Louisiana and California. CAES News
Satsuma oranges
Farmers interested in growing an alternative crop can learn about Satsuma oranges on Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Lowndes County Civic Center in Valdosta.
Blue Suede blueberries CAES News
Bountiful berries
In the wake of a cold spring and more than 35 inches of rain, Georgia’s blueberry crop has prevailed. This year’s crop did not see any problems with bugs or birds, and the excess rainfall did not negatively affect the crop.
Titan, a newly released University of Georgia blueberry variety, produces much larger berries than traditional blueberry plants. CAES News
Big berries
When it comes to choosing fruit, most people reach for the biggest piece. Titan™, a new blueberry variety bred by a University of Georgia scientist, makes that an easy task. It produces berries two to four times the size of average blueberries.
University of Georgia horticulturist Scott NeSmith (right) is shown receiving the 2013 Inventor's Award from UGA Vice President for Research David Lee. CAES News
UGA Inventor's Award
University of Georgia blueberry breeder Scott NeSmith has been awarded the university’s prestigious Inventor’s Award for 2013.
Glen Rains, co-director of AgrAbility, points to a fence-line feeder he and his team helped developed for a disabled farmer. CAES News
AgrAbility program
Richard Stanley’s work revolves around his livestock.
A variety of tomatoes for sale at the Buford Highway Farmers Market in Atlanta. CAES News
Tomato tips
Whether or not you are trying to grow tomatoes for the first time, or this is your 30th season, here are some tips to follow from the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to make sure your harvest is plentiful.
A bumble bee collects pollen from a tomatillo bloom in a Butts Co., Ga., garden. CAES News
Protect the pollinators
You may be suffering like I am from the over-abundance of pollen. Before you curse the air as you pop in another anti-histamine, remind yourself to be thankful for that pollen. It helps provide the food, fiber and many other products we use every day.