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News, events, and happenings in Colquitt County agriculture.

Jeremy Kichler

  • 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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  • National Rural Health Day – November 17, 2022

    More than 60 million Americans and 1.5 million Georgians live and work in rural communities and value being members of small communities, however access to health care and treatment can be challenging in areas where doctors and hospitals can be far from home. November 17 is National Rural Health Day, which is held annually on…

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  • The Harvest Celebration!!

    The annual Harvest Celebration is scheduled for December 1, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This celebration is sponsored by the Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce and will be held at the Sunbelt Ag Expo Family Living Building. You can RSVP by calling the Chamber of Commerce at 229-985-2131.

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  • 2022 Colquitt County Corn Research Trials

    The Colquitt County Cooperative Extension conducted two corn variety trials and a fungicide trial this year, and the results can be seen below.  This on farm research could not have been possible without the support and patience of producers, custom harvesters, and industry partners.    Expo fungicide plot…A corn fungicide plot was conducted at the…

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  • Questions of the week… 11/6/22

    Current Situation: Dry conditions continue in Colquitt County. According to the latest drought monitor, most parts of Colquitt County are considered abnormally dry, and the south east portion is considered to be in moderate drought. The dry weather is great for the cotton and peanut harvests. I have been hearing about better cotton yields from…

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