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2016 Vegetable Production Meeting

  The 2016 Brooks County Extension Vegetable Production Meeting will be held today at noon.  Dr. Tim Coolong will review recently updated food safety regulations and various vegetable varieties for 2016 plantings.  Also, I will have available 2016 Vegetable Crop Handbooks, fungicide spray programs, and fungicide efficacy charts.  Please make…
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Pecan Pruning at Planting

Here is a good article from our UGA Pecan Extension Specialist Lenny Wells, For many things related to pecan production, there are almost as many opinions out there about how to do something as there are people to ask. When you get varying opinions on a subject, the thing to do is…
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2016 UGA Crop Comparison Tool & Enterprise Budgets

Here is the 2016 Crop Comparison Tool and Row Crop Budgets from UGA Extension Economists Amanda Smith and Dr. Don Shurley. You can go to the link and download the comparison tool and customize expected yield and prices. The 2016 peanut, corn, grain sorghum, and soybean enterprise budgets are also…
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Cotton Marketing Meeting Tonight Jan 19th @ 6pm

Please join us tonight at 6pm in the Ag building for our cotton marketing meeting. Dr. Don Shurley (UGA Ag Economist) will be speaking with us tonight about cotton marketing and 2016 budgets. Private  and commercial pesticide credits will offered as well.
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The Story of the South Carolina Flood

This article is by a fellow county agent Justin Ballew in Florence County, SC. Please take time to read and watch the video on the effects the weather has had on SC farmers this season. When the flood occurred back in October, Clemson Extension began compiling photos, videos, and testimonies…
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Reduce Your Risk of Moldy Hay

By Dr. Dennis Hancock, Associate Professor and Forage Extension Specialist Because of the wet fall, many producers have faced extremely difficult field curing conditions for their hay. Additionally, hay that was bone dry in the field has, in many cases, developed mold problems in the barn. This later issue has been…
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Stockmanship School – December 10

Proper handling of livestock is essential to success in the beef cattle industry.  The term “Stockmanship” is often used, but what exactly does it mean?  Many have heard of Bud Williams, the “Bud Box”, and his low-stress method of working cattle.  Please join us as we welcome Richard McConnell and Tina…
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