Fayette County Extension

THE HEARTLAND WILDFIRES: COMPASSION and HEARTBREAK

Stories of Compassion & Heartbreak: The Heartland Wildfires Lynne Hayes, Growing America, Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017,  AddThis Sharing Buttons, Share to Facebook, Share to Twitter Compassion came in many forms in the wake of one of the worst wildfire outbreaks on record in the Heartland. It came in the form of heroes—professional…
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USDA – Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Tennessee

  USDA Issues Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Tennessee Important Information from USDA:   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service sent this bulletin at 03/07/2017 04:12 PM EST USDA Issues Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Tennessee USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) has confirmed the full subtype…
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MARCH 21, 2017: TIME TO TOOT YOUR HORN – IT’S NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY

Lynne Hayes, Growing America, Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Today is your day, farmers and ranchers. How will you celebrate? Farm tours? Blogging? Facebook video? Striking up a conversation with that lady in the grocery line buying five rib eyes? It’s National Agriculture Day 2017, and there’s no better opportunity to “school”…
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IPS ENGRAVER BEETLES – KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR PINE TREES

Please see information below from:  Elizabeth Benton, Ph.D. Forest Health Specialist,                           Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources Pines in Georgia are under stress because of drought conditions in 2016.  Engraver beetle outbreaks are now occurring in multiple locations in Georgia.  Over 3,700 small infestation spots have been identified in central Georgia….
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DROUGHT STRESSED GA PINES DYING FROM ENGRAVCER BARK BEETLE ATTACKS

Important information from Warnell School of Forestry By: Elizabeth Benton and Kamal Gandhi, D.B. Warnell School of Forestry, University of Georgia Rainfalls levels were below normal in Georgia during most of 2016, and much of northern Georgia is still experiencing severe to extreme drought conditions. While these areas have received…
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