Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Jenkins County FSA Update

The following is the latest information from the Jenkins County Farm Service Agency: Jenkins County FSA Updates 2013 dates and Deadlines January 31, 2014 Final date to request 2013 Crop Year Peanut and Wool Marketing Assistance Loans. March 31, 2014 Final date to request 2013 Crop Year Barley, Canola, Honey,…
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Beef Cattle Commission Ballot Request

Beef cattle producers have a chance to create or enact a Beef Cattle Commodity Commission. The purpose of this program is to create a Beef Cattle Commodity Commission that is funded by Check-off dollars. The proposal is $1.00 per head. Any beef cattle producer who has owned at least one…
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Farm Bill Update

Don Shurley and Nathan Smith have prepared an excellent summary on where we stand with the farm bill. The farm bill has encountered many challenges this year, and the battle is not over yet. It sounds like we maybe in for a lot of changes if it ever passes. 2013…
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Area Hay and Pasture Update

The Burke and Jefferson County Extension Service is offering an Area Hay and Pasture Update on Thursday, August 29th. We will view hay fields with Bermuda grass stem-boring fly damage and learn how to assess damage with new recommendations for management. I am planning on attending and am willing to…
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Midville Field Day News

The 2013 Midville Field Day was a huge success! The planning committee (Anthony Black, Wade Parker and Peyton Sapp) would like to thank everyone that attended and helped make it a great day. If you did not make it, we look forward to seeing you next year. I thought the field day was…
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New Method of Extension Delivery

The process of delivering information in today’s society is constantly changing. The purpose and mission of the Extension Service is to deliver research based information in a timely and efficient manner. It is our job and intent to make sure all of our clients are up to date on the…
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