Brooks County Ag Connection

Storm Recovery

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone effected by the recent storms. If you or someone you know needs storm recovery resources, please utilize and share the information in the links below. Links provide information related to: storm recovery, food storage, financial planning, and restoring your home.  
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Brooks County Extension 2017 Production Meetings

I wanted to provide you the meetings I have currently scheduled for Brooks County Extension.  Commercial and Private Pesticide credits will be available for all meetings.  I will add the Pecan Production Meeting and others as needed, later in the season.  Brooks County Extension will mail postcard reminders to all…
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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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Swine Showmanship Short-course

Decatur County will be hositng a swine showmanship course in Bainbridge on December 2nd and 3rd, 2016.  Mr. Beeler is the ultimate showmanship judge for youth across the nation.  This is a once in a lifetime experience for all attendees including adults, gaining valuable insight and important life lessons. Contact:…
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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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