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May 2015

  • USDA News Release

    Please read the following important information, from USDA Risk Management Agency,  regarding important crop insurance deadlines.  If you have any questions please contact your local crop insurance agent. 2015ValdostaConservationCompliance    

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  •               The Brooks County Extension office is currently conducting and/or participating in several research plots.  I appreciate the Brooks County producers who are cooperating with our office and allowing this applied research work to be conducted on their farms.  I am grateful for the support and participation in our…

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  • UGA Extension is offering a pecan scab fungicide sensitivity testing. The testing will be handled by Dr. Katherine Stevenson with the Plant Pathology Dept.. This tests are free to the producer. A few orchards in Brooks Co. have already been tested and have shown partial resistance to one or more fungicides applied to pecans. Here is the testing…

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  • Now is the time period when Pecan Nut Casebearer (PNC) has normally been treated in Georgia. In the past few years there has been debate regarding just how much damage PNC does to the pecan crop here in Georgia. In Texas, PNC is a horrific pest.  Here in Georgia, its a different situation. Here is an article addressing PNC in…

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