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Stockmanship School – December 10

Proper handling of livestock is essential to success in the beef cattle industry.  The term “Stockmanship” is often used, but what exactly does it mean?  Many have heard of Bud Williams, the “Bud Box”, and his low-stress method of working cattle.  Please join us as we welcome Richard McConnell and Tina…
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Manure Demo Field Day – Dec 1st

Manure Demo Field Day Georgia Department of Agriculture and the University of Georgia are co-hosting a Manure Demo Field Day! During this field day, there will be a Live-Action Manure Spill Emergency Response Demonstration shown by Mr. Kevin Erb, University of Wisconsin Extension – Conservation Professional Training Coordinator, several agitation…
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Southeastern Hay Contest

MAJOR EXPANSION OF THE SE HAY CONTEST MOULTRIE, GA – Hay and baleage producers in the Southeast could earn major prizes in this year’s Southeastern Hay Contest at the Sunbelt Ag Expo. The 2015 SE Hay Contest is presented by Massey Ferguson. As a result of Massey Ferguson’s sponsorship and…
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UGA Cooperative Extension To Host Grazing School

CARROLLTON, GA – UGA Extension will host the Georgia Grazing School on September 15 – 16, 2015 at the Carroll Co. Agri-Center in Carrollton, GA. This two-day workshop will focus on soil fertility, forage crop establishment, plant growth, animal nutrient requirements, and management-intensive grazing. Training will take place in both…
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2015 Brooks County Silage Trial Results

 I want to share results obtained from the Brooks County 2015 Corn Silage Variety trial.  We planted this trial on March 25th and harvested 15 weeks later on July 10th.  This year’s trial included 69 replications, 23 varieties replicated three times each. There were no significant differences in yield among planted varieties.  The…
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