Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Jefferson County Ag Day

The Jefferson County Extension Office is hosting an Ag and Safety Day on April 11 from 10:00-2:00 at Producers Peanut. There will be live music, cow patty bingo, tractor/equipment safety demos. Participants will also learn how to make ice cream, flour, shell corn and milk a cow! Come one and…
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Small Farm/Business Workshop

The Bulloch and Jenkins Extension Service is hosting a small farm/business workshop on April 23rd from 6:00-8:30 pm. The workshop will be held at the Bulloch County Extension Office. Even if your farm is large, it is still important to learn the necessary tools and resources a farm business needs…
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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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2014 Georgia Ag Forecast

The Georgia Ag Forecast is an annual meeting that provides market forecasts to producers and others interested in agriculture production. During the meeting, UGA Ag Economists will cover each individual commodity and give an update on where supply and demanded are headed. In addition to market forecasts, this year’s meeting will focus on “Farm Succession Planning.”…
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Georgia Cotton Commission’s 7th Annual Meeting Agenda and Cotton Workshop

The annual meeting of the Georgia Cotton Commission’s meeting  and the UGA Cotton Production Workshop is this Wednesday. The agenda is below. It is still not too late to attend! RE-REGISTER: www.ugatiftonconference.org                                                                                                                                                                               1/10/14 Or call:  229.386.3416   Georgia Cotton Commission’s 7th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop January 22,…
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Government Shutdown and Budget Sequestration

Cotton Marketing News– Special Issue October 7, 2013 Posted on October 8, 2013 by donshur@uga.edu This is an excellent article written by Don Shurley, UGA Economist discussing how the US Government Shutdown and sequestration will affect agriculture, specifically cotton. SPECIAL ISSUE: Marketing Loan, Sequestration Cut, and US Government Shutdown Sequestration. Last week was not a…
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