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Fertilizing Perennial Grasses

Georgia Forages – Lisa Baxter As you start to make your fertilization plans for the year, there are some key considerations to make the best plan possible. This video address many common questions related to identifying the most limiting nutrients, #fertilizer​ amounts and timing, and liming. Thank you for your…
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Understanding and Troubleshooting Common Planter Issues

Apr 28, 2021 | Written by Simerjeet Virk – Assistant Professor & Extension Precision Ag Specialist Department of Crop and Soil Sciences University of Georgia – Tifton Campus Generally, a thorough planter check before planting and regular in-season planter checks are recommended to avoid any planting issues or mistakes that can cause a…
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Mechanical planter settings can impact harvest yield

By Laurabeth Bland for CAES News Due to high consumer expectations, farmers and agricultural producers are constantly under pressure to deliver their products at higher yields for cheaper prices. This may seem like an impossible combination of demands, but University of Georgia Cooperative Extension researchers are  developing precision agriculture methods to make the…
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Determining Growth Stages in Small Grains

Georgia Forages -UGA Forages TeamIt’s that time of year again! That time where your winter annual #forages​ might regrow after #grazing​ or #harvesting​…or they might be done for the season. Understanding growth stages can help take the guess work out of this situation! #GeorgiaForages​ #UgaExtension Thank you for your time,…
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Strategically Fertilizing Forages

Written by Jeremy Kichler, Colquitt County Fertilization can be a significant portion of the cost of producing forages. According to UGA production budgets, fertilization can range from 30 to 60% of the total variable cost of producing various forages. So, taking a little time to strategically plan your fertilization program can…
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Using Pesticides Wisely Virtual Trainings

By Sean Montgomery for CAES News University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are partnering to offer the Using Pesticides Wisely training program in a virtual format again this year. A statewide program for educating farmers about the use of pesticides and proper application techniques, the Using Pesticides Wisely…
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