Laurens County Extension Blog

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Your Upcoming Calf Crop is Two Things: Revenue and Food

Here is a blog post written by Jason D. Duggin, UGA Extension Beef Specialist concerning your upcoming calf crop. First, on the revenue side, we have discussed the importance of pre-conditioning and health protocols numerous times.  Although there are many vaccine protocols and weaning management strategies that exist, it is…
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Georgia Crop Progress and Condition Report

The August 20, 2018 Georgia Crop Progress and Condition report is available.  This report is published by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) weekly. https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Georgia/Publications/Crop_Progress_and_Condition/2018/cw082018.pdf  
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Georgia Agricultural Awareness Week

Join me in celebrating Georgia Agricultural Awareness Week beginning Monday, March 19th and ending on Friday, March 23rd.  This is the second year that the Georgia Department of Agriculture has sponsored this event.  This year’s theme is “Celebrating Farmers and Food”.
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Drought Monitor for March 8, 2018

The drought monitor map for March 8, 2018 is available. Laurens County continues to be in an abnormally dry intensity. Click the read more button for maps and additional information. Georgia Map http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/CurrentMap/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?GA Southeast Map http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/CurrentMap/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?Southeast National Map http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/
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