Brooks County Ag Connection

2016 Cotton Marketing Handouts

  The Brooks County Extension Cotton Marketing Meeting was held on January 19th, 2016, with Dr. Don Shurley.  I wanted to share the educational information that I distributed and discussed at this meeting.  I am providing links to the 2016 Row Crop Cost Comparison Budget (includes cotton, corn, peanuts, &…
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2016 UGA Crop Comparison Tool & Enterprise Budgets

Here is the 2016 Crop Comparison Tool and Row Crop Budgets from UGA Extension Economists Amanda Smith and Dr. Don Shurley. You can go to the link and download the comparison tool and customize expected yield and prices. The 2016 peanut, corn, grain sorghum, and soybean enterprise budgets are also…
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Cotton Marketing Meeting Tonight Jan 19th @ 6pm

Please join us tonight at 6pm in the Ag building for our cotton marketing meeting. Dr. Don Shurley (UGA Ag Economist) will be speaking with us tonight about cotton marketing and 2016 budgets. Private  and commercial pesticide credits will offered as well.
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Farm Bill Update and Prevented Planting Questions

Here are some comments from Nathan Smith, Extension Economist: “FSA recently held training for State Staff on ARCPLC enrollment.   Producers are required to enroll annually in the ARCPLC program to be eligible to receive payments.   The enrollment period is expected to begin mid-June.  Enrollment for 2014 and 2015 ARCPLC will…
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2015 Cow-Calf Budgets for South GA

Brook Co. cattle producers Dr. Curt Lacy, Extension Livestock Economist, has released the new 2015 budgets for cow-calf operations! With prices like they are this is the time to seriously look at inputs to maximize your potential for great profits.The budgets are in excel, so you’ll need the program. The budgets aren’t up on…
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2015 Corn Update

The Brooks County Extension Corn Production meeting was held on December 4, 2014.  I wanted to share the educational material that I distributed at this producer meeting.  To access the following information, click on provided links.  Please call me if you have any questions or if you would like a…
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