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February 25, 2016

  • Below are pictures from the 2016 Georgia Junior Livestock Show in Perry, GA. Our Appling County youth did very well and I could not be more proud of all their hard work. Over 1,000 youth were in Perry this year just showing hogs! That number doesn’t include the youth that were showing beef cows, dairy…

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  • Problems in Oats and Forages

    I’ve looked at some oats in our area and received calls about fields turning a red to purple color. Reddening in oats can be the result of several unrelated actions. In most cases, the color expression is due to a group of sugar free pigments called anthocyanidins. According to Dr. Dewey Lee, when there is an increase in free sugars in…

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