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Surviving Hard Times

Jun 14, 2024

How do plant specialists help enhance vegetable production? Are there alternative irrigation systems that can increase the yield of certain crops? In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Ted McAvoy, an expert in crop production, to unpack this fascinating subject…

Dr. McAvoy is an Assistant Professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia. Here, his research focuses on all aspects of vegetable production in Georgia – including variety performance, disease resistance, fertilizer, irrigation and alternative crops. Using practical and data-driven recommendations, he is committed to increasing the productivity, sustainability, and profitability of crops for farmers across the state. 

Join us now to learn about:

  • What the major crops in Georgia are, and how extension specialists help them perform better. 
  • Alternatives to conventional fertilizers that can save money and increase yields.
  • How crop variation plays a role in overall yields. 

To find out more about Dr. McAvoy and his work, click here now

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