March 28: Farmers, Researchers Helping Clean Up Water. Larry Risse wants to know if the water flowing through his 100-acre farm somehow contribute to the pollution of nearby Lake Oconee.
Aug. 23: Goodbye Dursban: Consumers, Farmers Must Switch. If you normally buy the pesticide Dursban to fight pests like fleas, ticks and spiders, you'd better start shopping for a replacement.
Aug. 31: Georgia Poultry Farmers Fine-tuning Recycling. Georgia farmers produce 21 million pounds of poultry a day. Now they're poised to take the lead in safeguarding soil and water quality.
Oct. 11: Fire Ants Threaten Georgia Wildlife. Entomologists and wildlife biologists have found evidence that fire ants are hurting loggerhead turtles, brown pelicans, quail and alligators.
Oct. 11: UGA, Farmers Seek to Replace Chemical. With help from UGA experts, Georgia farmers think they may have found a simple replacement for a chemical they hoped they'd never lose.
Nov. 14: Gnat-size Dive Bombers Strike Georgia Fire Ants. Until the decapitating flies showed up, Buck Aultman had no way to rid his 20-acre pasture of its pox of fire ant mounds.
Dec. 21: Homeowners Lose Another Popular Pesticide. Just months after consumers lost Dursban, a major maker of diazinon has announced plans to phase it out of the market.