February 4, 2009 RSS feed / Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Winter Grain Mites

Last year in February 2008, I was helping farmers in my previous county deal with an infestation of winter grain mites in small grains (wheat, oats, etc.) and pastures over-seeded with ryeg rass. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Feb. 5 - Cotton Production Meeting - McKinney's Pond - 7 p.m. Feb. 10-13 - NutraSweet Grower Panel Tour Feb. 17 - Master Gardener Classes Begin - Deadline to register Feb. 24 - Cattlemen's Association Meeting - Burke Co. More...

Home & Garden Tips

We think of bees as vegetarian wasps. Wasps are carnivores that eat mostly other insects. All species of bees, on the other hand, get their energy from nectar and their protein from pollen, both of which are plant products. More...

Crop Disaster Program deadline is February 27

Producers who want to sign up for the 2005-2007 Crop Disaster Program (CDP) need to do so by Feb. 27, according to USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Teresa Lasseter. The deadline of Feb. More...

Burke County 4-H Calendar Dates

Feb. 6-8 - Jr/Sr PA - Rock Eagle 4-H Center - Elberton Feb. 7 - UGA Commercial Dairy Heifer Show - Athens Feb. 18-21 - GA Jr. National Livestock Show - Perry Feb. 19 - Cloverleaf Camp Sign Up - 4-H Office - BCOP - 8 a.m. More...

Recipes From Louise

Cooking for people on special diets can be challenging. However, these dishes can meet the needs of those on special diets deliciously. Flounder Florentine 2 pkgs. (10 oz. each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1 lb. More...