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June 2022

  • WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a non-commercial, backyard flock (non-poultry) in Toombs County, Georgia. Samples from the flock were tested at the Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network (GPLN), part of…

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  • This article was written with the assistance of Mr. Chase Powell. Chase is interning at the Colquitt County Extension office this summer. It has officially circled to the time of year that Blossom-end Rot is starting to become an issue. Blossom-end rot, also known as (BER), is common among peppers and tomatoes. This occurrence can…

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