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January 2019

  • Georgia Peanut Achievement Club – It is time to prepare entries for the 2019 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club (GPAC). I hope you will consider entering your 2018 peanut farming efforts in this year’s club. Fifteen winners will be chosen. One statewide winner in each of the three acre categories (100-299.9 acres), 300-699.9 acres), and (700 […]

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  • Explanation of Changes to Dicamba Certification If you use Auxin Chemistries in your cotton (dicamba, XtendiMax, Engenia, Fexapan) then you must go through the Using Pesticides Wisely Training again. Yes again. You have to go through Using Pesticide Wisely Training again if you use (Enlist Duo or Enlist One) 2019 means we all start over […]

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  • 2019SpringMasterCattlemanPOSTER   Click on the link to view Flyer. You will have to click on the link and then click again on the next page to pull up the full flyer

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  • Ben Hill Extension office will be hosting a Getting the Best of Pest Webinar for commercial license holders needing pesticide credits. This webinar will be held Wednesday January 16th at 8:30 am at Ben Hill County Extension office at 406 West Palm Street in Fitzgerald. This webinar is predominantly for Ornamental and Turf license holders […]

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  • GDA: Disaster Assistance Available for Farmers Affected by Hurricane Michael From Georgia Cotton Commission post Effective today, farmers with damage from Hurricane Michael may be eligible for disaster assistance from funds allocated during the special legislative session convened by Governor Nathan Deal on November 13, 2018. The Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriation Act was amended to […]

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  • AUXIN TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: GEORGIA 2019 NOTICE! U.S. EPA-Industry mandated label changes to dicamba products Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax are now effective for the 2019 growing season. Engenia, FeXapan, XtendiMax 1. As mandated by federal labels, one must hold a private or commercial pesticide applicator license to purchase and use these restricted use herbicides. Use is […]

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