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Small Grain Update 3/17/20

Below is an update of the current small grain situation in Colquitt County. Wheat: Wheat growers have been asking about how to manage Fursarim Head Blight (FHB). Over the next few weeks growers need to monitor the stage of development of their wheat crop. Late last week, the area wheat…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 1/21/23

Another exciting week in Colquitt County agriculture! The UGA Corn Short Course and Peanut Farm Show was held this past week. The Colquitt County Extension office is hosting two production meetings this coming week. Growers can also attend The Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop and…
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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…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 11/1/22

Last week was another exciting week in agriculture in Colquitt County. The peanut harvest and cotton defoliation is coming to an end. Colquitt County is classified as abnormally dry according to the last drought monitor.  This is great for cotton and peanut harvests, but livestock producers are struggling with planting…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 8/20/22

Deadline for the Southeastern Hay Contest is Fast Approaching. The deadline for the Southeastern Hay Contest is fast approaching. Entries must be POSTMARKED by 9/1/22. As always, the complete rules and entry form are available on our website (www.sehaycontest.com). Winners will be recognized at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in October…
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