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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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Peanut Production Update Meeting

Brooks County will be hosting a peanut production update meeting next week at 12 noon on Monday Jan. 26th. Dr. Scott Monfort will be the speaker giving us an update on peanut production for 2015. Please join us for this meeting, and be sure to call the office before the event if you intend to come. 1 hour of private…
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Brooks Co. Weed Control Update Meeting- Jan 15th

Brooks County will be hosting a weed control update meeting next week at 6:30 pm on Thursday Jan. 15th. Dr. Stanley Culpepper will be the speaker giving us an update on weed control management for 2015. Please join us for this meeting, and be sure to call the office by noon on Tuesday Jan.13th if you intend to come. 1 hour…
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Farm Bill Decision Aid Tool

In lieu of the new Farm Bill, the federal government provided a grant to develop a national farm bill decision aid. Two web-based tools have been developed to help landowners/farmers make educated decisions for their farms. One from Texas A&M University and the other through the University of Illinois. Both decision…
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Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms Coming Soon??

This morning I found an interesting article on Ag Fax.com about B.t. resistant fall armyworms. Doug Johnson of the University of Kentucky wrote the article to address the state’s potential risk to the resistant population. The interest started with the discovery of a resistant population in North Carolina in field corn….
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In-Orchard Peach Update Meeting

For those involved with peach production; Brooks Co. extension will be having an in-orchard meeting. The meeting is scheduled for Dec. 16th beginning at 9:00 a.m. To begin, we will meet at Lawson Peach Shed in Morven. From that point, we will visit an orchard or two for observation and…
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Brooks County Farm Bill Meeting

Please remember this date and share with fellow producers. I am pleased to announce that, Brooks County Extension will host one of the ten regional farm bill meetings being conducted throughout the state.  This meeting will be held December 16, 2014 at the Brooks County Ag Annex.  The meeting will…
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Mid-Atlantic Dairy Grazing Conference and Grazing School

Great article from Progressive Forage Grower about one of our Brooks County Dairy families, and an interesting soil health study I did with Dr. Hancock with some dirty underwear!! See this link to read the article http://bit.ly/1ybmAsy *Dr. Hancock with the “dirty” results of our soil health study UGA Extension Forage Specialist…
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USDA & Partners Outreach Meeting

I wanted to share with you the following information related to NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service) program meeting.  The Brooks County NRCS office will be hosting a meeting tomorrow, December 2, 2014 at the Brooks County Ag Building. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at noon with…
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Brooks County Farm Bill Meeting

I am pleased to announce that, Brooks County Extension will host one of the ten regional farm bill meetings being conducted throughout the state.  This meeting will be held December 16, 2014 at the Brooks County Ag Annex.  The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. and conclude at approximately 6:00-6:30…
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