Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Georgia Grazing School & Dairy Grazing Conference

UGA Extension will host Grazing School on Nov. 11 in Moultrie, GA at the Sunbelt Ag. Expo. This workshop will focus on soil fertility, forage crop establishment, plant growth, animal nutrient requirements, and management-intensive grazing . This year, we will be holding the Grazing School in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic…
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Hay Bale Weight Estimation

We have a lot of producers who buy/sell hay, do custom hay work based on the number of bales produced, or trade bales of hay for other goods and services. It is important for everyone involved to know the given weight of a hay bale. Knowing the proper weight can…
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Bermudagrass Stem Fly Update

Many hay producers have seen the effects of the bermudagrass stem fly on pastures and hayfields over the past couple years. Feeding damage from the immature bermudagrass stem fly (maggot) or BSM can be devastating. Unfortunately, it looks like the pest is here to stay. From what we have learned…
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Winter Bentgrass in Hay

Winter bentgrass has made its way to hay fields in Jenkins County. Winter bentgrass is a cool season grassy weed that spreads very fast once started and has a tendency to choke emerging bermuda coming out of dormancy. I have only identified this weed in a few fields so far,…
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