Cooperative Extension https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/cooperative-extension en Irrigation benefits both newly planted and established peach trees in UGA study https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/irrigation-benefits-both-newly-planted-and-established-peach-trees-uga-study <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Irrigation benefits both newly planted and established peach trees in UGA study</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>While peach orchards are a common sight throughout middle and south Georgia — helping the Peach State live up to its name — peach producers need more than just the title to ensure that both long-established groves and newly planted fields are successful.</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-04-27T17:28:28+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, Apr 27, 2021 - 1:28 pm</span> Tue, 27 Apr 2021 17:28:28 +0000 grfadmin 1300 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu Your lawn could help save the bees https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/your-lawn-could-help-save-bees <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Your lawn could help save the bees</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Over the past few decades, pollinators have been in decline worldwide, which is concerning because 70% of crops used for human food depend on pollinators. Turfgrasses – used for most residential lawns – often take some of the blame for pollinator decline as they are known to be wind-pollinated and were thought not to serve as a pollinator food source, until now.</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-04-12T12:00:53+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, Apr 12, 2021 - 8:00 am</span> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:00:53 +0000 grfadmin 1296 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu Pruning tips for ornamental plants https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/pruning-tips-ornamental-plants <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Pruning tips for ornamental plants</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>To prune or not to prune, that is the question. Pruning is an important part of maintaining plant health and maximizing plant productivity. This is often a topic that brings fear and confusion, but pruning is, in fact, a beneficial and routine task.</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-11-06T13:06:52+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, Nov 6, 2020 - 8:06 am</span> Fri, 06 Nov 2020 13:06:52 +0000 grfadmin 1250 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu UGA’s Ellen Bauske receives national horticulture outreach honor https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/ugas-ellen-bauske-receives-national-horticulture-outreach-honor <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">UGA’s Ellen Bauske receives national horticulture outreach honor</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Ellen Bauske is a boundary spanner — she’s known as a person who brings people and organizations together on national, regional and local levels.</p> <p>It’s one of the many reasons she received the American Society of Horticultural Science’s 2020 Extension Educator of the Year Award, which recognizes an educator who has made an outstanding contribution to extension education in horticulture for more than 10 years.</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-08-14T12:50:14+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, Aug 14, 2020 - 8:50 am</span> Fri, 14 Aug 2020 12:50:14 +0000 grfadmin 1227 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu Great Georgia Pollinator Census returns this August https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/great-georgia-pollinator-census-returns-august <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Great Georgia Pollinator Census returns this August</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Students and families are encouraged to participate in the second annual Great Georgia Pollinator Census on August 21-22 coordinated by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.</p> <p>About 4,500 participants documented more than 131,000 insect sightings as part of the inaugural census in 2019, and more than 100 events related to the project took place around the state.   </p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-07-10T12:31:34+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, Jul 10, 2020 - 8:31 am</span> Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:31:34 +0000 grfadmin 1222 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu Suiter to be featured on Georgia Farm Monitor TV show July 18 https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/suiter-be-featured-georgia-farm-monitor-tv-show-july-18 <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Suiter to be featured on Georgia Farm Monitor TV show July 18</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><span><span><span><span><span>If you’ve ever wondered how to protect your home from termites, tune in to your local Georgia Public Broadcasting station this weekend when two University of Georgia professors will join forces to show viewers the proper steps to help keep their homes pest-free. </span></span></span></span></span></p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-07-07T14:59:43+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, Jul 7, 2020 - 10:59 am</span> Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:59:43 +0000 grfadmin 1218 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu Free online school garden workshop for educators https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/free-online-school-garden-workshop-educators <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Free online school garden workshop for educators</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will be offering a free, online school garden symposium for educators starting at 10 a.m. June 16.</p> <p>Four one-hour presentations will be presented on the following topics:</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-06-05T12:26:08+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, Jun 5, 2020 - 8:26 am</span> Fri, 05 Jun 2020 12:26:08 +0000 grfadmin 1215 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu UGA agriculture faculty produce COVID-19 video, materials for farm workers https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/uga-agriculture-faculty-produce-covid-19-video-materials-farm-workers <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">UGA agriculture faculty produce COVID-19 video, materials for farm workers</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>As the spring harvest approached, members of the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association knew they would need assistance to provide important information about COVID-19 safety measures and food handling protocols to workers who make up the majority of the seasonal agricultural workforce, many of whom are native Spanish speakers.</p> <p>University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Cooperative Extension faculty responded quickly by producing a COVID-19 safety video in Spanish that could be incorporated into farm employee trainings. </p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-05-29T12:20:22+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, May 29, 2020 - 8:20 am</span> Fri, 29 May 2020 12:20:22 +0000 grfadmin 1214 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu Cooperative Extension Faculty named PSO Fellow https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/cooperative-extension-faculty-named-pso-fellow <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Cooperative Extension Faculty named PSO Fellow</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>Svoboda “Bodie” Vladimirova Pennisi</strong>, a full professor and UGA Cooperative Extension Specialist at the UGA Griffin campus, will work with the Small Business Development Center to implement online learning opportunities. Pennisi’s online business training module will be designed to help entrepreneurs and managers run a successful landscape management business by covering critical topics such as financials, marketing, cost estimating, employee retention and customer service, all catered to the landscape management field.</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2019-05-14T16:58:50+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, May 14, 2019 - 12:58 pm</span> Tue, 14 May 2019 16:58:50 +0000 grfadmin 1150 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu 2018 Agro-Forestry & Wildlife Field Day https://www.griffin.uga.edu/news/2018-agro-forestry-wildlife-field-day <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">2018 Agro-Forestry &amp; Wildlife Field Day </span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><span><span><span><span><span>The 2018 Agro-Forestry &amp; Wildlife Field Day was held Thursday, Sept. 20 at University of Georgia Griffin Campus Westbrook Research Farm on Ellis Road.</span></span></span></span></span></p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grfadmin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2018-10-04T17:28:01+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - 1:28 pm</span> Thu, 04 Oct 2018 17:28:01 +0000 grfadmin 1105 at https://www.griffin.uga.edu