University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Agent Frank Watson discusses the proper way to dispose of excess chemicals.
Published on 01/25/12
Use separate chemical sprayers when using 2,4-D
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Getting it covered: UGA researchers study cover crops Posted on 06/25/20 by Emily Cabrera
University of Georgia researchers are working on natural solutions to weed problems in row crops as government regulations of chemical herbicides grow stricter.
"Toothpicks" sure sign of Ambrosia beetles in pecan trees Posted on 03/19/20 by Emily Cabrera
Georgia pecan growers should be monitoring for ambrosia beetle now, especially if they have planted new trees or their orchards include trees that are less than three years old. The tell-tale sawdust “toothpicks” sticking out of trees is a sure sign of ambrosia beetles boring into trees.
Grant funds UGA mycologist's study of fungus that affects humans Posted on 09/10/19 by Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon
University of Georgia mycologist Marin Brewer has been awarded close to $500,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to search for ways to detect antifungal resistance in a naturally occurring fungus and identify the factors that contribute to its resistance in agricultural environments.
Most ground-nesting bees and wasps are good bugs Posted on 07/09/19 by Paul Pugliese
Ground-nesting bees and wasps may alarm people, but they are actually "good bugs" that pollinate plants and feed on harmful insect pests.
Mosquito season has arrived and homeowners should eliminate pest habitat Posted on 06/11/19 by Elmer Gray
Mosquito activity this spring has been nearly as erratic as Georgia’s weather. In the wake of the recent rainfall, homeowners should eliminate any standing water left behind, which makes perfect mosquito habitats.
Gardeners should use care and caution when tackling fire ants Posted on 03/18/19 by Merritt Melancon
Whether you have a well-manicured lawn or a wild preserve, almost every landscape in Georgia shares one feature: fire ants.