Timber beam of door damaged by termites

In Georgia, homeowners need to be vigilant for termites since their damage can be expensive to repair, and their presence is often difficult to detect.

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Thorough spray coverage is essential when using oils and soaps.

Throughout the growing season, our garden plants are troubled by numerous insect pests and diseases. Though conventional pesticides are useful, using those considered 'organic' and of low toxicity can also be the right choice.

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Tim Daly, County Extension Agent

Over the past year, the Extension office has received numerous phone calls from residents concerned about pine trees on their property that are turning brown. What could be troubling these trees?

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Tim Daly

Many people are disturbed at the sight of insects, seeing them as a threat that should be eliminated at all costs.

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Tim Daly

If you have ever been to Savannah or Charleston, one thing you are sure to have noticed is the large oak trees lining the streets.

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Tim Daly

Many pests can trouble people such as hornets, mosquitoes, and ticks, however, one that is often overlooked are chiggers. Their bites cause intense itching and being small in size, often people who encounter these organisms are not aware of their presence. If you have never experienced chigger bites consider yourself lucky.

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