Skip to Content

Brooks County Farm Bill Meeting

Please remember this date and share with fellow producers. I am pleased to announce that, Brooks County Extension will host one of the ten regional farm bill meetings being conducted throughout the state.  This meeting will be held December 16, 2014 at the Brooks County Ag Annex.  The meeting will…
Read More

USDA & Partners Outreach Meeting

I wanted to share with you the following information related to NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service) program meeting.  The Brooks County NRCS office will be hosting a meeting tomorrow, December 2, 2014 at the Brooks County Ag Building. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at noon with…
Read More

Brooks County Farm Bill Meeting

I am pleased to announce that, Brooks County Extension will host one of the ten regional farm bill meetings being conducted throughout the state.  This meeting will be held December 16, 2014 at the Brooks County Ag Annex.  The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. and conclude at approximately 6:00-6:30…
Read More

STAX/Farm Bill Workshop

The National Cotton Council of America is hosting a STAX/Farm Bill Workshop on November 19, 2014.  The workshop will be held at the RDC building in Tifton (small auditorium) and begin at 9:00 a.m.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the new STAX, supplemental coverage option, and…
Read More

Georgia Clean Day – Update

We received a call yesterday, from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, informing us that Brooks County’s Georgia Clean Day has been rescheduled.  The new date, set by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, is November 12, 2014.  Also, due to the change in collection date, we will be accepting additional product…
Read More

Temperature effect on Peanut Harvest

                  Fortunately, in Georgia (especially in Brooks County) we have a low risk index for cold damage during our peanut growing season.  However, this season has not been our typical growing season.  As you know, many of our peanut acres were later…
Read More

Brooks County – 2014 Georgia Clean Day

We are pleased to announce that Brooks County has been chosen to host a 2014 Georgia Clean Day.  This event will be held at the Brooks County Ag. Annex/Extension Office on October 30, 2014. This program is organized and administered by The Georgia Department of Agriculture, through funding provided by…
Read More