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Hurricane Ian Update

Take home on peanuts and cotton: On peanuts, Dr. Scott Monfort:  “Only dig the risky fields from disease, poor stem strength etc, over mature with nuts coming loose in hull. If vines are healthy leave them in the ground until the storm passes.” On cotton, Dr. Camp Hand:  “If your…
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Longleaf Event, Bull Test Deadline, and Row Crop Disease Pics

Longleaf workshop in Statesboro – Oct 11-12: Tifton Bull Test Entry Deadline – September 1st: UGA Site: https://beef.caes.uga.edu/programs/live-animal-programs/georgia-bull-evaluation-centers.html Cotton “Tiger Striping:” Cylindrocladium Black Rot (CBR) on Peanuts: Bob K: “Best management of CBR occurs using PROPULSE in-furrow at planting. The most important management strategy now later in the season is…
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Avian Influenza Update

19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SWAtlanta, GA 30334www.agr.georgia.gov Find us on Facebook • Follow on Twitter: @GDAFoodSafety •@GeorgiaGrown  Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, February 16, 2022Office of Communications404-656-3689 Suspension of Certain Poultry and Feathered Fowl Activities Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been identified in commercial poultry operations and a backyard flock in Indiana,…
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Beef Cattle Events

Turner County Extension will have Dr. Lawton Stewart speak about cattle nutrition at their beef cattle production meeting. See their schedule below. RSVP’s are asked for at 229-567-3448. Also, Dr. Francine Henry will be hosting a Better Beef Systems Field Day down in Tifton, April 5 from 8a-2:30p. Please see…
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UGA Ag Forecast 2022

Held in Tifton, GA last month – this event had its main sessions recorded – of which row crops, forestry, horticulture, and livestock/poultry can be found below. The ag forecast report document can be found here: https://agforecast.caes.uga.edu/ Also, the updated crop comparison tool as well as commodity budgets can be…
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Ag Forecast – In-person & Virtual

There is a $10 fee for online registration and the in-person fee is $20 (includes breakfast). Program Here: Agenda below: 2022 Agenda January 28th, 2022 7:30 am       Registration and light breakfast 8:30 am       2022 Georgia Ag Forecast begins Welcome — Mike Toews, Assistant Dean, UGA Tifton Campus UGA…
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Cotton Commission, Beef Cattle, and EPDs Bull Sale Meetings

GA Cotton Commission: “Our 2022 Annual Meeting is set for Wednesday, January 26 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center! Pre-register at https://uga.ungerboeck.com/prod/emc00/PublicSignIn.aspx?&SessionID=fh3ff1fbofg4fc1&Lang=*Visit https://georgiacottoncommission.org/speakers-announced…/ for more information about the meeting and to view an agenda!” Please join us for the 2022 Northeast Georgia Beef Cattle Short Course.  This year we…
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