Bacon County Ag Update

Bacon County PSA training for Fruit and Vegetable producers

We will offer another PSA training on December 14, 2017.   Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rule WHAT: This free one-day workshop is being offered to produce growers. The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of…
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Odd Pecans

Nov 28, 2017 | Written by Lenny Wells Every year people bring me a host of odd-ball nuts they run across during harvest. No, I’m not referring to people here but actual pecans. I get tiny pecans the size of a pinky-nail as well as those that have some sort of growth…
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Reminder Bacon County Forestry Meeting

Tuesday, Oct 24 @ 6:00 p.m. Meeting Location: Bacon Co. Extension Office Agenda: Registration……………………………………………6:00 p.m. Dinner……………………………………………………6:30 p.m. Planning for the Planting Season…….David Dickens, Ph.D. USDA-NRCS Programs…..………………Ben Rose Herbaceous weed control…………… David Dickens, Ph.D. Please RSVP: Bacon Co. Extension (912) 632-5601 or uge4005@uga.edu   Meeting sponsored by: T & M Forest…
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Bacon County Forestry Meeting

Bacon County Forestry Meeting Tuesday, Oct 24 @ 6:00 p.m. Meeting Location: Bacon Co. Extension Office 203 S. Dixon St. Alma, GA 31510 (Meeting is approved for Pesticide, CLE and CFE credits) We will be discussing the steps to prep and plant Pine seedlings. Agenda: Registration……………………………………………6:00 p.m. Dinner……………………………………………………6:30 p.m. Planning…
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Cotton Marketing News

by Don Shurley The marketing assistance loan (MAL) is an important tool used by many producers and marketing associations in cotton pricing and risk management. In addition to research and farmer education, I teach courses in commodity marketing and agricultural policy and I tell my students that the key to…
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Reminder for Cattle Meeting

This is just a final reminder regarding the meeting UGA Extension and Bacon County Young Farmers is having tomorrow night. We will have Blake Poole (Director of Association Services), Georgia Cattlemen’s Association discussing the benefits of a cattlemen’s association for Bacon County and Ronnie Spivey, S&S premix discussing cattle nutrition.  …
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