UGA Extension Cook County

Forestry Herbicide Workshop – Tifton

There will be a 2 day Forest Herbicide workshop in Tift Co Extension Office on 18-19 July 2017. 12 hrs Cont Forestry Ed (CFE) credits, 13 hrs Cont Logger Ed (CLE) credits, 5 hrs Cat 23 (forestry) GA pesticide credits and 1 hr Cat 10 (private) GA pesticide credits available….
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Scrap Tire Recycle Event

SCRAP TIRE RECYCLE EVENT – NEWS RELEASE May 19 – 25, 2017  The Scrap Tire Amnesty Events to Remove Tires Dumped on City and County Right-of-Ways The Scrap Tire Amnesty event for Cook County will take place from May 19, 2017 through May 25, 2017.  This event allows citizens within…
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Flying Squirrel Injury on Pecans

Here is a post with comments from Lenny Wells (UGA Pecan Specialist).  Best control option is trapping. This (squirrel injury) normally occurs on smooth-barked limbs or central leaders 3″ or less in diameter. The culprits here are flying squirrels. When food sources become scarce, flying squirrels will strip the bark…
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Cucumber Downy Mildew Confirmed in Echols Co

Cucumber Downy Mildew Confirmed in Echols County Bhabesh Dutta – Vegetable Extension Pathologist Downy mildew has been confirmed from Echols Co. on cucumber. Please see the fungicide recommendations below. Cucurbits other than watermelon: A weekly rotation of Orondis +Bravo; Ranman+Bravo; Previcur flex+Bravo If Orondis was used as a soil application, please do not use it…
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Cook Co Extension Blog Site

This site will be used by Cook County Extension Office in order to update the agriculture community of timely agriculture updates.  I hope you find the information useful.  Tucker Price
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