Brooks County Ag Connection

Agriculture in Georgia “Seeds of Change”

Here is a great article about Georgia’s largest industry, agriculture! This article from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Seeds of Change”, goes over the industry and how it’s embraced new technologies and advancements. Below is the link to the web article “Seeds of Change”
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Interest in developing a Small Ruminant Cooperative

Brooks County Producers, The intention of this post is similar to the previous post about feral hog control; we would like to gauge the interest y’all as producers would have if the Brooks County Cooperative Extension Office were to assist in the development of an agricultural cooperative for meat goats, and maybe other…
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Interest in prospective Feral Hog Control meeting

Brooks County Producers, The intention of this post is to gauge the interest y’all as producers would have if the Brooks County Cooperative Extension Office were to have a Feral Hog Control meeting as one of our upcoming winter production meetings. Recently through some grower input and concern this topic was brought up to…
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What to Look for in your Leaf Samples

Pecan Growers, Here is an article from Lenny Wells recapping leaf tissue sampling in our orchards, The time for pecan leaf tissue sampling has arrived. The recommended  period for this is from July 7-August 7. The reason for this window of time is that the nutrients are at their most stable point…
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Peanut Weed Tips

Dr. Eric Protsko UGA Weed Specialist has a few things for us to consider as we head into July: 1) Cobra or Ultra Blazer applications should be avoided if possible when the peanut plants are in the R5 (beginning seed) to R6 (full seed) stage of growth (Figure 1).   Results…
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Morningglory ID

Morningglory species are can be some of the hardest weeds to control in a field. Proper identification is the key to achieving  control. If anything know the difference Smallflower morningglory compared to others. Why is this important? Not all morningglories are controlled equally by certain herbicides. Here are a few…
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