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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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Corn Update Meeting @ Brooks Co. Extension Office on Dec. 4th

Brooks County will be hosting a corn update meeting the first week of December at noon on Thursday Dec. 4th. Dr. Dewey Lee will be the speaker giving us an update on corn production for 2015. Please join us for this meeting, and be sure to call the office by noon…
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2015 Southwest Georgia Master Cattlemen’s Program

This year the 2014 Southwest Georgia Mater Cattlemen’s Program will be held in Fitzgerald, GA Ben Hill County. The program will be weekly from January 20th – March 10th every Tuesday. The location will be at the Ben Hill County Ag Center. Each week will host a different Extension specialist…
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Why is Nut Size So Small This Year?

Here is a great article from Lenny Wells UGA Extension Pecan Specialist regarding nut size for this years pecan crop. Pecan harvest is well underway and the most consistent observation regarding the 2014 pecan crop is small nut size. The effect of various factors on pecan nut size has been well…
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