March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Agriculture

Useful information about crop rotation

Growing the same crop repeatedly in the same place eventually depletes the soil of various nutrients. More...

Fertilize fruit plants now for next year’s crop

While you’re enjoying this summer’s backyard fruits, don’t forget next year’s harvest. More...

Free advice for home gardeners

Cooperative Extension offers landscaping, gardening advice.

As families tighten their economic belts and search for ways to cut household budgets, one of the expenses some are choosing to cut is landscape service. More...

Strawberries strong enough to withstand cold

Georgia’s strawberry crop wasn’t damaged much by the recent cold snap and snowfall that hit the state’s midsection. Strawberry blooms can withstand cold temperatures because of plant genetics and farmer action.   More...

Agriculture: it’s more than cows and plows ––––––––––––––––

From oxen and horses drawing equipment down a field to tractors with onboard computers and the power of up to 300 horses, American farmers have increased their production capacity to keep up with the ever expanding population. More...

Agriculture Education: Building on foundation for the future

Agriculture is the foundation on which Georgia’s history was built.   But, it is also the key to our state’s future. More...

Don’ t plant thos e summer crops yet

Old Man Winter could still harm tender crops

The narcissus are blooming. Trees are springing to life along the street. Pollen covers your car. And you’ve got garden fever. But don’t start poking those tender summer crops in the ground yet. More...

Technology advances production agriculture

The face of American agriculture is changing– more rapidly now than ever before. More...