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Management Strategies for Poor-Quality Forages

This year has been a challenging year to make hay. According to UGA Extension Forage Crop Specialist, Dr. Dennis Hancock and UGA Feed and Environmental Water Lab statistics, there is tremendous variability in the 2018 hay crop. It is almost always economical to test your hay, and It is important…
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Seed Cotton Program Coverage Elections

There has been some discussion of changing coverage elections for the Seed Cotton Program. We participated in gathering some information for our UGA Extension Cotton Economist to help put together a factsheet that compares between the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for this year after Hurricane…
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Mrs. Louise is Retiring

Mrs. Louise McClain has been the heart of Burke County’s Extension Office for 30+ years.  We certainly do appreciate everything she does for each of us and the welcoming smile that greets you as you walk in the door.  Please join us as we celebrate her career here with Burke…
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Nematode Resistant Cotton Variety Evaluation

Root-Knot Nematodes have become a major pest in cotton and cause more economic damage to Georgia crops than any other species of nematode.  Historically, cotton varieties with resistance to root-knot nematodes did not produce competitive yields.   According to UGA Cooperative Extension Plant Pathologies, Dr. Bob Kemerait, with cotton, if you plant resistant…
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