Berrien County Crop Circles

Finding the Answers to the Unknown

Pecan Calendar

Many of you are asking me questions on “when is the best time”? Pecan production must be timely and precise so I have provided you with a Pecan Calendar from the University of Georgia. Please take a look:
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Atrazine Resistant Pigweed Confirmed in Berrien County

 (Prostko and Vencill) Plants from a recently collected Palmer amaranth seed sample, submitted by Berrien County Extension Agent Eddie Beasley, have been confirmed to be resistant to atrazine (Figure 1). This population was also resistant to glyphosate but not Staple (pyrithiobac).  The discovery of atrazine-resistance (AR) in Berrien County is…
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SGA Solar/ Atlas Greenhouse Meeting

Thursday Jan. 30th Berrien County Young Farmers will be hosting a meeting for SGA Solar Company. Dr. Gary Hawkins will be there to give UGA recommendations for solar panels. Please see flyer attached for the meeting. RSVP: Ph. 229-532-6098
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Cotton Commission Annual Meeting

Please see the agenda for the annual Cotton Commission meeting and UGA Production Workshop:   PRE-REGISTER:                                                                      …
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Beef Production Meeting Review

I want to thank Dr. Jacob Segers for giving a wonderful presentation Tuesday night on supplementation and nutrition for beef production at the Berrien County Ag service building. I feel that there was a great amount of interest in this meeting and we will continue this in the future. Having the…
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Tobacco Buyout Money Safe from Sequester

Courtesy of Dr. J. Michael Moore:   Tobacco buyout money safe from sequester Posted: 11:35 a.m. today Federal payments to tobacco farmers won’t be affected by any across-the-board federal budget cuts, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation on Monday. The second round of…
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Cold Snap- Small Grains

Hope everyone is staying warm this cool morning. As I was passing through town this morning I noticed that the water fountain was frozen! I believe the high will reach 39 degrees which is not quite high enough in my opinion, but we should be back in the sixties/seventies by…
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Annual Blueberry Update in Alma, Ga

I hope everyone has had a great new year start and ready for one of the coldest nights we’ve seen in a while! 18 degrees sure is cold for south Georgia. Just wanted to announce to those who may be interested, Bacon County Extension Service is hosting the Annual Blueberry…
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Cold Damage to Muscadine Grapes

Words from Dr. Phil Brannen UGA, and Sara Sprayd NCSU: I am very concerned that muscadines in the southern parts of the state will have increased “dead arm” disease from Botryosphaeria if winter damage and vine stress occur.  Due to warmer temperatures in December, dormancy may not have been fully…
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