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About Raymond Joyce

I serve as the Agriculture and Natural Resource County Extension Agent for Laurens County.

2023 Row Crop Production Budgets

The 2023 Row Crop Production Budgets have been completed and are available on the UGA Agricultural and Applied Economics budgets webpage. The budgets are downloadable to your preferred device. You will need to enter your anticipated yield, costs, and returns for your farm. Feel free to contact me, if you…
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Georgia/Florida Soybean and Small Grains Expo

The Georgia/Florida Soybean and Small Grains Expo will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry, Georgia. The Expo will provide up to date marketing projections and the newest production techniques, as well as remarks from University of Georgia College of Agriculture…
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How Late are Stuarts?

In a new blog post, Lenny Wells, Extension Pecan Specialist, shares his thoughts on why Stuarts appear to be late this season. He also gives a harvest update. I’ve had a lot of calls over the last 3 weeks about Stuarts lagging behind and not opening. However, I don’t think…
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Spray Considerations for Effective Pesticide Applications

Effective pesticide applications are needed to stay on top of weed, insect, and disease control throughout the growing season. Achieving both the desired spray coverage and efficacy while keeping off-target movement of pesticides to a minimum is a very challenging but an important task. Applications resulting in under- or over-application…
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