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About rjoyce

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

When There is Nothing Else to Talk About. There is always the Weather!

To help you stay up on the weather, you should visit the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences weather network. Each station monitors air temperature, relative humidity, rainfall, solar radiation, wind speed, wind direction, soil temperature at 2, 4, and 8 inch depths, atmospheric pressure, and soil moisture every 1…
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Only 3 more AgForecast Events

2020 Series Schedule Dates, Locations and Registration: Price: each ticket for the event is $25 and includes a meal. Register online or to pay with a check please call 706-542-5046. Online registration will close three business days ahead of each event, and limited onsite registration is available. Schedule: (except for Tifton location) 9…
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2020 Crop Budgets are Available

The 2020 Crop Budgets have been posted online. The Crop Comparison Tool has also been posted online. You can find them at this link. Contact me if you have any questions.
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Time to Scout Soybeans for Caterpillars

I have received several calls about caterpillars in soybean fields.  Scout fields soybean fields using a sweep net or ground/drop cloth.  If you don’t have either, you can order them online.  To know when to spray, I have attached the current UGA Extension thresholds for insects that cause damage in…
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