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Photo of nursery manager John Watson using IPMPro, a pest management app recently released by a team of researchers from a several different universities. CAES News
Pest management app
Green industry professionals often find themselves in the field needing immediate access to the latest pest and plant disease information and plant care recommendations, especially when they are caught off guard by destructive pests emerging in their area.
UGA CAES horticulturist Allan Armitage CAES News
AHS recognizes Armitage
The American Horticultural Society has awarded University of Georgia horticulturalist Allan Armitage with the society’s most-prestigious honor, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Award.
Erico Rolim de Mattos in his lab at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. CAES News
Growing more on less land
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental doctoral student Erico Rolim de Mattos envisions a world where exploding human populations, global climate change and land overdevelopment has rendered mankind incapable of producing enough food to sustain humanity. This scenario is a very real possibility, and it has captured the minds of specialists from organizations like NASA and the United Nations.
Photos of seeds available at a recent seed swap at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. CAES News
Heirloom seeds
Heirloom plant varieties introduce new crop diversity into gardens, but they also give gardeners a broader view of history and the lives of their ancestors.
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
Targeted grazing
Goats and sheep have a reputation for eating vegetation that most other grazing animals would not touch. This trait makes them invaluable to people who need to raise livestock in tough climates, but it’s also made them popular for landowners who need to clear brush or invasive plants from overgrown parcels.
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Bee Institute, May 10-12
Faculty members from Young Harris College and the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will host their annual Bee Keeping Institute, May 10-12 in Young Harris, Ga.
A vegetable garden in Butts Co., Ga. CAES News
Blooms need bees
When it comes to growing vegetables, sometimes having insects in the garden can be a good thing.
Garden soil CAES News
Dirty work pays off
Good compost takes time, patience and alternating layers of decomposing yard and kitchen wastes. Those are the basics, but Athens-Clarke County Extension Agent Amanda Tedrow was finding that most people needed more information in order to make the compost equation come out right.
The map function of the WeRecycle app allows users to locate nearby recycling bins using Google maps. CAES News
WeRecycle
Have you ever found yourself holding an empty aluminum can or plastic bottle with no recycling container in sight? University of Georgia researchers have developed a mobile app for that.