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Fungicide Spray(s) During/Post Wet Conditions

Dr. Bob K – “Much of our Corn, peanuts, and soybeans are at growth stages especially vulnerable to diseases. The weather (warm, humid, rain in the forecast) is text-book perfect for development and spread of fungal diseases. Perfect to cause delayed fungicide applications as well. We know southern corn rust…
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COVID Resources for Ag Audiences

“The Department of Public Health has shared the booklets below with COVID-19 information targeted at farmworkers, primarily migrant and seasonal farm workers. There are versions in English and Spanish.” – Laura Perry Johnson, Associate Dean for Extension If you’d like some printed for your farming operation please reach out to…
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Boston Butt Fundraisers

I wanted to make y’all aware of two fundraisers for great causes currently going on, both selling delicious Boston Butts at $30 each. See below for details and please consider supporting these efforts. The Crisp Co Livestock Committee is selling tickets now through Feb 22nd in support of the Crisp…
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GDA Clean Day 2021

Have oils, paints, and/or other chemicals like pesticides hanging around you want to dispose of? The GA Department of Ag is hosting another Clean Day where you can drop-off containers with these substances for proper disposal. Pre-registration is required. The drop-off will occur Feb 10, 2021, 9a-3p, at Mitchell County…
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Impact of COVID-19 on Ag Survey

I try not to send out too many surveys but this one is of high importance. Please if you’re an ag producer and if/when you have the time, click the link below to answer this set of questions. Takes roughly 10 minutes. This survey has been released by the GA…
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Last Minute Farm Labor Census Count

There has been an extension in the Census 2020 deadline in some cases to allow for efforts to try to count all of the agricultural workers and migrant labor who live in areas of our state. The deadline is TODAY, October 5, 2020. Each person counted represents up to $23,000 in…
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Additional COVID-19 Ag Resources

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)- CFAP targets producers who’ve sustained losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering direct payments to farmers. The process starts through FSA and an online application option is available, for more info follow the link: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAMS/bulletins/292d62d Sign-ups for CFAP began May 26, 2020 and lasts…
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