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Coastal Green Educational Event – September 28, 2012 – Savannah, GA

This year, the 2012 Coastal Green will be held at the Coastal Gardens & Bamboo Farm in Savannah, Georgia on September 28, 2012. Registration is $50 per person until September 19 and $65 per person after September 19; registration includes breakfast, snacks, and lunch. To register, please visit this website. The agenda…
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2013 SNA Research Conference – Mark Your Calendars!!!

August 5 & 6, 2013 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Georgia International Convention Center 2000 Convention Center Concourse College Park, GA 30337 Conference Overview: The SNA Research Conference, which began in 1956, provides a forum for horticultural researchers to communicate relevant and recent research findings to the industry. Its origin…
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A disease and pest management workshop for Tennessee Green Industry Professionals

A disease and pest management workshop is being offered at the Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center on September 12, 2012 from 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.  The workshop will provide information on a number of new invasive disease and insect threats to the nursery and landscape industries.  The latest…
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New Extension Publication – Alternatives to Petroleum-Based Containers for the Nursery Industry

Beginning in the 1970s, container nursery production acreage rapidly increased such that container nursery production is now the dominant method of nursery production. As a standard in the industry, plastic nursery containers are lightweight, durable, familiar to growers, work well with automation, and can be reused or recycled. However, they…
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Register Now for the 2012 Irrigation Show and Education Conference!

  Registration is now open for the 2012 Irrigation Show and Education Conference, Nov. 2 – 6, Orlando, Fla.! Early-bird registration at discounted rates will be available through Oct. 5. The Irrigation Show is more than just an annual trade show – it’s a source of valuable information for industry…
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Leaf Spots in the Landscape

Elizabeth Little/Extension Specialist Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia   Many areas in Georgia are experiencing warm, humid weather with frequent thunderstorms this month. This is the perfect weather for fungal leaf spot development in the landscape. Most leaf spots are benign and will not damage the plant. Cercospora…
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