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Boyce witnesses say sludge killed cattle

...anything so devastating to animals as what I saw at the Boyce farm," said Bill Craven, a retired Burke County Extension director who has worked with dairy farmers for 33 years. Mr. Craven unsuccessfully tried to help Bill Boyce and his family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/13/met_378339.shtml
Metro
Hot, wet weather creates problems for area lawns

...weather aids many pests and fungi, creating a thriving environment. According to Charles Phillips, Columbia County Extension director, "fungus is one of the biggest problems we have." With all of the recent rainfall, followed by heat and humidity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/23/liv_266192.shtml
Life & style
Company offers disposal of pesticides

...aren't going to dump it (pesticides) and hurt the environment," said Sidney L. Mullis Jr., Richmond County Extension director. "It's so costly to have it dumped and it's such a hassle for most people." To professionally dispose of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/03/met_276545.shtml
Metro
Vidalia onion growers plan to use mechanical harvesters

...conveyor belts as by human hands. "I think it's a natural progression," said Reid Torrance, Tattnall County's extension director. "I don't think we're going to get away entirely from hand harvesting, but just a portion ... to save the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/18/met_228426.shtml
Metro
Georgia farmers preserve ham-and-egg contest

...Wednesday. Judges will select the best hams and eggs from area farms, and visitors can sample them. Lowndes County Extension Director Mickey Fourakers said he expected about the same number of entries as last year, when 20 families brought 45 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/23/bus_58895.shtml
Business
UGA layoffs affect Augusta office

...in Gordon County, Griffin, Statesboro, Blairsville, Dahlonega and Augusta. Sid Mullis, Richmond County's Extension director, said his office will lose a secretary, dropping the staff to eight. Earlier cuts cost the office an agricultural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/09/met_411570.shtml
Metro
Farmers keep ham-and-eggs contest alive

...judges will select the best hams and eggs from area farms, and everyone will be able to sample some. Lowndes County Extension Director Mickey Fourakers said he expected about the same number of entries as last year, when 20 families brought in 45...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/19/met_57627.shtml
Metro
Quality deer hunting a success story in Dooly County

...he said recently. "I don't shoot unless I'm absolutely certain of the target." Ellis, Dooly County's extension director, says most serious hunters prefer quality to quantity. "I'm as guilty of anyone in seeking a nice rack, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/20/oth_247979.shtml
Other sports
Hunting plan may become top strategy

...unless I'm absolutely certain of the target and am assured of a clean harvest." Mr. Ellis, Dooly County's extension director, says most serious hunters prefer quality to quantity. "I'm as guilty of anyone in seeking a nice rack, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/07/met_246752.shtml
Metro
Hirings, raises seen amid cuts

...promoted to financial analyst.Among state-paid employees whose salaries are supplemented by the city, county extension director Sid Mullis' supplement showed a nearly $9,000 local increase.Several maintenance personnel whose positions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-24/hirings-raises-seen-amid-cuts