Houston County Ag and Horticulture News

2019 Middle Georgia Production Meeting Schedule

2019 Middle Georgia Production Meeting Schedule:

 

Cotton:

When:  Tuesday, January 15th

Where:  Houston County Extension Office – 801 Main St. Perry GA

Time: 8:00 AM

Registration Deadline:  Friday, January 11

Speakers: Dr. Jared Whitaker, Dr. Amanda Smith

Topics:  Cotton Varieties, agronomics, futures and economics of Cotton

 

Weed Control:

When:  Friday, January 25th

Where:  Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter St Courthouse Annex Oglethorpe, GA 31068

Time: 12:00 PM (Noon)

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 18

Speakers: Dr. Stanley Culpepper, Dr. Eric Prostko

Topics:  Weed control in crop production systems

 

Irrigation/Precision Ag:

When:  Monday, January 28th

Where:  Houston County Extension Office – 801 Main St. Perry GA

Time: 12:00 PM (Noon)

Registration Deadline: Thursday January 24th

Speakers: Dr. Wes Porter

Topics:  Irrigation scheduling and planting research (planter depth and settings)

 

Corn:

When:  Thursday, January 31st

Where:  Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter St Courthouse Annex Oglethorpe, GA 31068

Time: 12:00 PM (Noon)

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 25

Speakers: Dr. Dewey Lee

Topics:  Corn production

 

Peach:

When:  Thursday, February 7th

Where:  USDA Research Station, Byron

Time: 10:00 AM

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 1st

Speakers: Variety of UGA and USDA Specialist

Topics:  Peach production and pest management

 

Beef and Forage:

When:  Tuesday, February 12th

Where:  Houston County Extension Office – 801 Main St. Perry GA

Time: 12:00 PM (noon)

Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 8

Speakers: Dr. Dennis Hancock, Dr. Jacob Segers

Topics:  Hay production and cattle management

 

Peanut:

When:  Wednesday, February 13th

Where:  Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter St Courthouse Annex Oglethorpe, GA 31068

Time: 12:00 PM (noon)

Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 8

Speakers: Dr. Scott Monfort, Dr. Mark Abney, Dr. Wes Porter

Topics:  Peanut production/agronomics, insect control, irrigation scheduling

 

Pecan:

When:  Tuesday, February 19th

Where:  USDA Research Station, Byron

Time: 10:00 AM

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 15th

Speakers: Variety of UGA and USDA Specialist

Topics:  Pecan production, Insect Management, Disease Management

 

Soybean:

When:  Tuesday, February 26th

Where:  Sumter County Extension Office – 127 William Bowen Pointe Americus, GA 31719

Time: 12:00 PM (Noon)

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 22

Speakers: Mark Freeman

Topics:  Soybean varieties and production

 

**Your meal will be sponsored.  We must have an accurate head count to plan for the meal.  Those attending will get 1 hour of private and 1 hour of commercial pesticide credit.**