Laurens County Extension Blog

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

2019 Corn Silage and Forage Field Day

The 2019 Corn Silage and Forage Field Day will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on June 20, 2019. There is NO charge for the field day but you are asked to pre-register online to get a ballpark figure for refreshments and lunch. Additional information can be…
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UGA Cotton Team Newsletter for May 2019

The May 2019 UGA Cotton Team Newsletter contains articles on Crop Progress and Assessing Plant Stands for Replanting, Herbicides and Dusting in Cotton Can Be a Mighty Challenge, Palmer Amaranth Influences Tarnished Plant Bug Infestations in Cotton, Thrips Foliar Sprays and Managing Nematodes in Your Cotton Crop: What You Do…
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Laurens County Peanut Production Meeting

The UGA Extension office in Laurens County will have a Peanut Production Meeting on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Cloverleaf Restaurant in East Dublin, Georgia from Noon to 2 p.m. Dr. Scott Monfort, Extension Peanut Agronomist and Dr. Eric Prostko, Extension Weed Scientist will be the speakers. In addition,…
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Deadline for MFP will be extended due to closure of FSA offices

The original deadline to sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was January 15, 2019; however, the deadline will be extended. Earlier this week, USDA Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced the deadline to submit applications for the MFP will be extended for a period of time equal to…
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Laurens County Cotton Production Meeting

The UGA Extension office in Laurens County will have a Cotton Production Meeting on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Cloverleaf Restaurant in East Dublin, Georgia from Noon to 2 p.m. Mark Freeman, East Georgia Extension Agronomist and Dr. Bob Kemerait, Extension Plant Pathologist will be the speakers. In addition,…
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