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Ben Hill County to host Grassmasters Meeting starting in January

https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/event/2019-grassmasters-series1.html?fbclid=IwAR3m6BN87l2h0mRaI37GUBYKGVCuqJubyHmw4KVdJ3Tdv9Lfko7ppWYcJv8 The GrassMasters program is a 7 – week long series of seven educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops are held every Monday beginning on January 27th at the Ben Hill County Senior Citizen Center. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for those…
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Drought Changes Management for Bermuda grass stem maggot.

Drought changes management strategy for Bermuda grass stem maggot – Clint Thompson Drought-like conditions this summer are forcing Georgia forage farmers to delay treatments for Bermuda grass stem maggot, according to Lisa Baxter, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension forage specialist. It is normally recommended that farmers wait seven to 10…
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Silverleaf Whitefly in Cotton Update

Silverleaf Whitefly in Cotton Update Roberts Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) adults have been observed in low numbers in cotton in some areas during the past week to ten days. To date very few immature whiteflies have been observed in cotton. We are not aware of any field which has exceeded threshold…
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Row Crop Disease Update – White Mold in Peanuts

By: Dr. Bob Kemerait Here are some comments:    Finding white mold in a field in August is not necessarily a “BAD” thing for me.  It demonstrates that A) SOMEONE cares enough to look, and B) SOMEONE knows what white mold looks like. White mold is likely to be found…
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Weed Control Update – July 16th

Weed Control Update – July 16 (Prostko) A few things to consider based upon what I am seeing and hearing in the field: 1) Field corn harvest is just about to start or will start soon depending upon the county.  Growers who have annual morningglory problems might want to consider…
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Weaning Methods in Calves

Two Weaning Methods Jul 16, 2019 Jason Duggin, PC Southeast Update, July 2019   One of my dad’s favorite sayings was, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” When it comes to types of calf weaning methods, this phrase could easily be used.  However, my dad tended to…
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