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Pegging Zone Sampling

Peanuts are starting to bloom and this is the time of year when growers should be applying calcium. Some growers will apply calcium regardless just because that is the way they always have grown peanuts. I guess you could say the “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it mentality,” but…
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Local Corn Variety Trial

The Candler/Evans Extension staff hopes to have some local data to share with growers on corn this year. A corn variety trial was planted in Evans County by Stephen Bell with the help of Candler/Evans County ANR Agent Ross Greene and the UGA Corn Specialist Corey Bryant last Friday April…
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Severe Weather Could Impact Southeast Georgia

Looks like chances of severe weather could impact Southeast Georgia Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. This could bring large amounts of rain in isolated areas that could put a stop to corn planting and field preparation for other crops. There could be chances of strong winds or tornadoes in the…
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Planting Corn: It Could Pay to Wait

Corn growers are eager to kick off the 2021 crop season. This winter has been very wet causing producers to fall behind on field preparation and pre-plant burndowns. The weather forecast for the next 5-6 days is promising with sunshine and warmer temperatures, which will allow for some equipment to…
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Cost Share Program for Prescribed Burns

The Georgia Sentinel Landscape Project is offering a cost share program to assist Georgia timber growers. This pilot project aims to increase prescribed burning across the Georgia Sentinel Landscape by providing technical and financial assistance as well as outreach programs to private landowners. You can read more about the project…
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