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June 5 – June 10. Monday – Saturday

Location: Cook County Landfill. 1006 M.J. Taylor Rd. Adel, GA 31620

Participation is free and open to Cook County residents only. Proof of residency may be requested. No commercial participation is allowed. Acceptable items include Big truck and tractor tires, car tires, light duty truck tires, whole and partial (ripped-blown out) tires, small tires from wheelbarrows, golf carts, and bicycles. For more information contact Cook County Landfill Superintendent, Daniel Barber or Doug Ridall 229-896-2973.

Watermelon Downy Mildew in Crisp and Wilcox County Found Recently

Rotation (foliar application)  with:

Orondis ultra or Orondis opti; 



Previcur flex+Bravo/Manzate

Please do not use Orondis Opti or Bravo after fruit set

One More UPW Training Opportunity

Final Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) Training – Georgia 2023 As mandated by federal labels, Georgia applicators must complete the 2023 UPW classroom training before using the restricted use herbicides Engenia, XtendiMax, and Tavium. We are offering one final opportunity for attending this required training in 2023 at the following location: UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center
15 RDC Road, Tifton, GA 31793
June 8th
1:30-3:00 pm. Bring your pesticide license; 2 hours of pesticide credit for private or commercial will be offered. Attendees’ names will be placed on a list posted to the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s auxin website at https://agr.georgia.gov/dicamba; this link is different than in previous years! You do not need to RSVP for this event. Please contact Jenny Wren at (404) 656-4958 or jennifer.wren@agr.georgia.gov for more information.
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