Lowndes – Echols Ag News

UPW TRAININGS

Using Pesticides Wisley training will be held on March 27 at 8:30 am at the Lowndes County 4-H Camp, 6048 4-H Club Rd. Lake Park. Call 333-5185 if you plan on attending.                                     …
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Winter rains to impact forage management

Published on 03/15/ By Clint Thompson for CAES News According to Lisa Baxter, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension’s newest forage agronomist, an unusually wet winter will cause problems with summer forage crop quality in Georgia. Baxter, who started work on the UGA Tifton campus on March 1, expects to field her share of…
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Don’t skip soil testing this spring

Published on 03/08/19 Don’t skip soil testing this spring By Jason Lessl for CAES News This spring, gardeners planning vegetable gardens — or even a major renovation of your ornamental beds — should take the opportunity to test their soil before they put plants in the ground. One of the most fundamental, but…
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UGA BEEF CATTLE SHORT COURSE

A beef cattle short course will be held on March 5 at Irwinville                    8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration and Visit with Sponsors 9:30 a.m.      Welcome & Introductions     Dr. Jacob Segers, Extension Beef Specialist, UGA 9:45 a.m.      Georgia Cattlemen’s Update     Ms. Katelyn Malia, Director…
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UGA Pecan Extension | Pecan Beginners Course

UGA Pecan Extension | Pecan Beginners Course The Pecan Beginners Course will be held on April 16, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. See agenda below. Pre-Registration = $10. Day-of Registration at door = $15 Register here Beginner’s Pecan Production Course 9:00       Welcome                                                                                       9:10       Cost of…
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Wildlife/Pond Management meeting

The Wildlife/Pond Management meeting is next Thursday, February 21, 6:00 pm at the Lowndes County Extension office address: 2102 East Hill Ave Valdosta Georgia.  Below are the speakers/presenters and topics: Stephen Spradley- Georgia Forestry Commission- Hurricane damage to timber, Effects/benefits of Prescribed Fire with Wildlife Management Dallas Ingram-GA DNR Quail management and…
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Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rule

Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rule March 15, 2019 WHAT: This one-day workshop is being offered to produce growers. The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization…
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Farm Business Education Conference

UGA CAES, Extension partner with SBDC to host Farm Business Education Conference By Clint Thompson for CAES News The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Cooperative Extension are partnering with the UGA Small Business Development Center to host a Farm Business Education Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at…
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