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  • The Candler County Farm Tour took place last Wednesday November 2, 2022 in Metter, GA. The tour was put together by a collaboration of the the Candler County Extension Office, Candler County Farm Bureau, and the Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce. There were approximately 50 participants in the farm tour this year that were comprised of…

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  • A corn variety trial was planted in Evans County by Stephen Bell with the help of Candler/Evans County ANR Agent Ross Greene on April 13, 2022. The variety trial was located at Bell Farms off of HWY 169 just south of Bellville, GA . The trial consisted of ten different corn varieties from different seed…

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  • The Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center is hosting an onion variety review meeting with results from the Vidalia Onion Variety Trial. The purpose of this meeting is to give growers the information they need from the Variety Trial before they place their seed orders for the upcoming crop year. The meeting will be held…

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  • Andrew Sawyer, the Southeast District Pecan Agent, is hosting a Pecan Field day out at the Vidalia Onion Research Center. The Vidalia Onion Research Center is located at 8163 Ga Hwy 178 Lyons, GA 30436 just past Rogers State Prison between Reidsville and Lyons. Lunch will be served so please RSVP to assist with food…

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  • The Candler-Evans Extension program has planted another local corn variety trial. This year the trial is located in Bellville again over at Bell Farms just off of HWY 169. The plot was planted on April 13, 2022 and there are 10 corn hybrids this year from 5 different seed companies. The companies are Dynagro, Local…

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  • Do you have some old pesticides that you need to dispose of? Well the GA Department of Agriculture is offering a pesticide clean day to give anyone the opportunity to discard old pesticide containers. The Georgia Pesticide Waste Clean Day Event will be held on May 3, 2022 from 9am to 3pm at the Georgia…

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  • The Candler County Extension Office and Evans County Extension Office will be offering opportunities for pesticide applicators to complete the Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) training that is required by law for applicators to apply auxin herbicides (Dicamba and 24-D) over-the-top of Dicamba or 24-D tolerant cotton or soybeans. All applicators must have a valid pesticide…

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  • The Candler-Evans County spring production meeting season is almost over. If you need to get some pesticide credits there are still a few meetings left. We have had great meeting season so far with our corn, peanut, tobacco, planter clinic, and weed meetings already completed. If you need more pesticide credits and can’t attend any…

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  • A cotton variety trial was planted in Evans County by Del Beasley with the help of Candler/Evans County ANR Agent Ross Greene back on May 19, 2021. The variety trial was located at Del’s farm off of Bowen Store road north of highway 169 in Evans County. The trial consisted of 12 different corn varieties…

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  • The Candler and Evans County Extension Programs will be hosting a Planter Clinic on February 10, 2022 from 9:30-3:30 at Candler Peanut Company (805 S E Broad Street Metter, GA 30439). To sign up growers can scan the QR Code with their phone or call the Candler County Extension office and ask to register. Please…

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