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Brooks County Pecan Pruning Clinic

      I wanted to share with you information pertaining to a pecan pruning clinic that we will be conducting in January.  The meeting will cover information related to the pruning of young pecan trees and planting demonstrations.  Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan specialist will be demonstrating pruning techniques…
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FSA Notice – Livestock Forage Disaster Program

I wanted to foward the following notice from Brooks County FSA.  Hopefully, this will prove useful to Brooks County cattle producers.  Please contact Brooks County FSA for more information. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  Notice from Brooks County FSA:  Livestock Forage Losses Producers in Brooks County are eligible to apply…
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Brooks County – Drought impact reporting

    Please take time to follow the link below to submit a drought impact report.  The National Drought reporter map is located at the attached link and records impacts and reports.  Brooks County is currently experiencing the negative impact, in production agriculture, from the lack of significant rainfall since…
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2nd Annual Brooks Co. 4-H Sporting Clays Tournament- Nov 12th

Please join us on Saturday November 12th!! Brooks County 4-H will be hosting our second annual sporting clays tournament at Southwinds Sporting Clays on Hwy. 84 leaving out of Quitman. The monies generated from this event will be used to fund Brooks County 4-H activities and support/sponsor Brooks County children participating…
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Brooks County Peanut Hull Scraping 2016

        I wanted to let you know that we started scraping peanuts this week at the Brooks County Extension office.  Please follow the attached  link, providing information regarding collecting peanut samples for hull scraping.  Please give me a call if you have questions. 2016 Peanut Clinic Info…
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Perennial Peanut Production Field Day

If you are interested in perennial peanut production, please make plans to attend the field day being held tommorrow at University of Florida – Quincy research station.  Follow the link below for schedule of events. 2016 Perennial Peanut Field Day Agenda – HANDOUT 7-23-16      
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2016 Sugarcane Aphids

Please be aware that yesterday (6/8/16) I visited a field in Brooks County and confirmed the presence of Sugarcane aphids in our county.  I wanted to give you a product update, on pesticides we can use for 2016, to control sugarcane aphids. We have 2 products available, Sivanto Prime and…
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Cotton Ginning Cost-Share Program

Please refer to information/fact sheet posted below for sign up information pertaining to Cotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) Program.  You may click on link provided to download file.  Please contact your local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office for additional information.                      …
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