Brooks County Ag Connection

Local Market Hog Show- Initial Weigh-In

Just a reminder……… The initial weigh in for all hogs participating in the Brooks County Hog Show will be held on Monday, November 26 from 1-6pm at the Ag Building Livestock Annex. For anyone needing the have hogs bled, for State or Jackpot shows, the vet will be available from…
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Update – Asian Soybean Rust

Just wanted to give you update on the 2017 monitoring for Asian Soybean Rust (ASR) in Sentinel plots.   As of yesterday, Asian Soybean Rust was found on kudzu in Sentinel plots in Brooks County.  Kudzu is an alternative host for Phakopsora pachyrihizi, the fungus that causes Asian soybean rust.  Alternative hosts…
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Brooks County Pecan Production Meeting

              Brooks County Extension will be presenting our annual Pecan Production meeting on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  The meeting will be held in orchard and begin at 10:00 am.  We will meet initially at Lawson’s Peach Shed, Morven, GA and travel, by tram, from…
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Peanut Production Meeting

Brooks County Extension will be hosting a Peanut Production meeting tomorrow (February 28) at noon with Dr. Mark Abney and Dr. Glen Harris. We will be providing a sponsored lunch, so please RSVP to 263-4103.
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Small Ruminant Animal Production

Brooks County will be hosting a Small Ruminant clinic on Saturday, March 4 at noon. We will begin with lunch at the Ag Building then travel to Spring Acres Farm for onsite teaching and demonstrations. Please see flyer below for more information. Small Ruminant Clinic flyer
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Georgia Citrus Association Annual Meeting

If you are interested in citrus production, please make plans to attend the Georgia Citrus Association Annual Meeting, February 27th from 9:00-3:00 pm in Tifton.  If you would like more information or to register for this event, please follow the link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/georgia-citrus-association-annual-meeting-tickets-31756818499      
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