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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. https://agecon.uga.edu/extension/budgets.html 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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UGA Cotton Team Newsletter for August 2019

The August 2019 UGA Cotton Team Newsletter contains articles on Scout and Use Thresholds (Phillip Roberts), Irrigating Cotton Through Bloom (Wes Porter), Be Timely at Harvest (Mark Freeman) and August is an Important Month for Diseases and Nematodes (Bob Kemerait). Newsletter UGA Cotton Team August 2019
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USDA Trade Assistance Programs: 2019 Impacts on Georgia Producers

Last week the USDA announced the 2019 trade assistance payment rates for the Market Facilitation Program.  The attached publication contains the following helpful information: Details of the county based payment rate and potential maximum payments by county for non-specialty crops.  Most notably for Georgia this includes producers of cotton, peanuts,…
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