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News, events, and happenings in Colquitt County agriculture.


  • The 2022 Southeastern Peach, Nectarine and Plum Management and Culture Guide is not posted to the web. It is available here. If you have any questions please contact your local county Extension agent.

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  • Blueberry IPM Presentations

    In September, a program called the UGA IPM Academy was held, and the topic was blueberry production. The topics covered in the training included cultural and fertilization, insect management, diseases, and organic production. These Blueberry IPM presentations are now posted online. If you are interested in viewing, please proceed to the link below. https://extension.uga.edu/programs-services/integrated-pest-management/media/blueberry-ipm-presentations.html

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  • I often get a call or two every year about fertilizing home muscadines.  They are ideal for backyard production because they need a minimum spray program.  If you have just planted your vines then it is suggested to apply fertilizer three times during the first year.  The first application will consist of a ½ pound…

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  • The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is the LARGEST educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors and suppliers. Anyone with an interest in specialty crop agriculture is invited to be a part of this event to address food safety, specific commodity sessions on production practices and increased…

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