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News, events, and happenings in Colquitt County agriculture.

Jeremy Kichler

  •  As Dr. Culpepper and I have begun our annual winter weed tour around most of Georgia, one of the many things you will here us discuss is starting weed-free (clean) at planting using a combination of practices such as tillage, cover crops, and/or herbicides.  The use of cover crops and tillage will vary by grower. …

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  • 2022 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards

    The 2022 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards will be given during the Georgia Cotton Commission Mid-Year Meeting lunch on July 26, 2023, at Georgia Southern University Nessmith-Lane Conference Center in Statesboro, GA. This will be the 18th year of this awards program to recognize producers and gins of high-quality cotton in Georgia. Producers are nominated by the gin…

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  • Colquitt County Ag Update 1/6/23

    Upcoming Production Meetings in Colquitt County: All of the production meetings mentioned above will be held at the Colquitt County Extension office. If you have questions please call the office. Other meetings of interest.. January 17th – Georgia Corn Short Course – Tifton, GA• January 19th – GA Peanut Farm Show – Tifton, GA• January…

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  • Cold Damage on Winter Annuals

    Below are a few words from Dr. Lisa Baxter on the winter annual forage situation. The prolonged cold weather during the Christmas holiday has a lot of producers asking, “Are my winter annuals going to regrow?” Unfortunately, there isn’t a clear answer that we can offer to this question. Many cool season forages can handle…

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  • Cold Weather and Livestock

    I hope everybody has seen the forecast for the next few days. Below is the forecast from the National Weather Service (12/21/22) for the Moultrie-Colquitt County area. Below are a few words from Lawton Stewart, UGA Beef Cattle Specialist, on the upcoming cold weather and beef cattle… We are expecting extreme cold conditions over the…

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  • 2023 Corn Short Course!!

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  • Cold protection to citrus

    Below are a few words from Jake Price, UGA Area Citrus Agent in regards of freeze protection of citrus. Dear citrus growers, The upcoming freeze events will be one of the biggest challenges faced so far by Georgia and northern Florida citrus growers.  In past years we have experienced one or two nights of temperatures…

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  • Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 12/18/22

    Merry Christmas from the Colquitt County Extension office!! The office will be closed for the holidays from December 23, 2022 and will reopen on January 3, 2023. Colquitt County is considered moderate drought according to the latest US Drought Monitor. The latest Drought Monitor was released on December 15, 2022. According to NOAA, temperatures are…

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  • UGA Pecan Newsletter Dec 22

    Hello, The December 2022 edition of the UGA Pecan Newsletter is available by clicking the link below. Topics include pre emerge herbicides, winterizing your irrigation and low input variety update. If you have any questions please contact your local county Extension agent.

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  • Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 11/26/22

    In this issue: Drought monitor, Harvest Celebration, Precision Soil Sampling, Prussic acid, Feeding Cottonseed to bulls. It has been another exciting few weeks in Colquitt County agriculture. The cotton harvest is in the short rows, and folks are looking forward to the end of the year. Below is the latest drought monitor that was released…

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