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Burke County Production Meetings

1/26 – Cotton & Soybean Production Mtg. 8:00 A.M. Burke Co Office Park 2/3 – Dairy Budgets, Computer Decision Aid Training 10 A.M.-2 P.M. (Can bring your own laptop) 2/9 – Peanut Production Mtg. 6:00  P.M. 3/10 Beef Cattle Update exact time & location TBA.
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Jenkins County Production Meetings

Jenkins County Production Meetings It is once again time for our winter meetings. At each meeting, commercial and private pesticide credits will be awarded. Please make every effort to call (cell or office) or e-mail if you plan to attend 478-982-4408. This ensures that we will have enough food. As…
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Pecan Water Split

Pecan water split is a much more common problem with our newer pecan varieties.  Water split is very common in the “Sumner Variety.” If Sumners or Cape Fears  go through a 2-3 week dry spell and all of a sudden get an 1.5″ rain, you will see the ground covered…
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Georgia Pecan Growers Field Day

The Georgia Pecan Growers Association’s  Annual Fall Field Day will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the UGA Tifton Campus Ponder Research Farm. Registration will begin at 8:30 and the program starts at 9:30. Topics covered include pecan insect management, pecan scab management, cultural practices, and cultivars. Admission is…
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Stemphylium Leaf Spot

Stemphylium leaf spot is a common cotton disease that impacts our lighter coastal plain soils. Stemphylium is typically associated with a severe potash deficiency. Given the right conditions, light leaf spotting can progress to heavy premature defoliation several weeks prior to harvest. Late season drought conditions along with a heavy fruit…
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