Fayette County Extension

GROUNDHOG DAY

Feb 2, 2015 Punxsutawney Phil says there are six more weeks of winter ahead for the northern folks. Phil, the groundhog, saw his shadow this morning in Punxsutawney, PA. As for our Lilburn, Georgia groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, he says “Bring on Spring” for us southerners. What a fine groundhog…
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1+1 = 87 Polyphemous Caterpillars

Our polyphemous caterpillar eggs hatched on May 14th, about 10 days after they were laid.  They are incredibly tiny. The majority hatched the first day, with stragglers for about 3 days.  We tried feeding them oak, dogwood, and rose.  The ones on the dogwood and rose didn’t seem too happy, so…
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1 + 1 = ???

Last fall we collected polyphemous moth caterpillars from the Knockout roses around our office complex. It was late in the year, so the huge green caterpillars all pupated and the cocoons spent the winter in our office.  They were tucked away on a shelf, so we were taken by surprise one…
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Camp Time!

There are few things as exciting as a week of camp.  Which is why our office has been buzzing this week with copies, emails, phone calls, and preparations for camp registration this Saturday.  We’re expecting a crowd, so be there early!  Whether it’s you first time away from home or…
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Posted in 4-H.

4-H’er Blog: The Perfect Picture

We have lots of wonderful 4-H’ers who have a wide variety of interests and knowledge.  This begins the first of a series of guest blogs by 4-H’ers, who will share tidbits of their knowledge with us!  Devin is a senior 4-H’er in the photography project, who will tell us some…
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