Lowndes – Echols Ag News

Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference

Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference set for Thursday, Jan. 17 Kelley Manufacturing Co. sponsors the Grand Door Prize     TIFTON, Ga.  — Producers can improve the bottom-line of their farming operation with knowledge, connections and information gained at the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, held…
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Lowndes -Echols Production meetings Schedule

Vegetable Meeting 9:30 am 4-H Center Lake Park January 17, 2019 Dr. Stanley Culpepper Dr. Bhabesh Dutta Dr. Andre Silva Dr. Stormy Sparks Forage Meeting 6:30 pm 4-H Center Lake Park January 17, 2019 Lisa Baxter, UGA Robby Bondurant, Westway Feed Peanut Meeting 12:00 noon Lowndes Extension Office-Valdosta January 24,…
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Ag Forecast meetings

Published on 12/07/18 UGA CAES set to host annual Ag Forecast meetings By Clint Thompson Sam Pardue, dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), will serve as the keynote speaker at the upcoming Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series set for Jan. 22 through Feb….
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Take Care of Your Christmas Tree

Doug Collins, Lee County Extension Coordinator It’s that time of year again.  People are putting up Christmas trees.  Whether yours stays fresh until after Christmas, or turns into a needle-shedding fire hazard is up to you. A cut Christmas tree is a living thing, or at least it was when…
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YOUNG CATTLEMEN’S WEBINAR SERIES

YOUNG CATTLEMEN’S WEBINAR SERIES 3-PART INDUSTRY TUTORIAL DEC. 6, 2018 – 7PM SUPPLEMENTING POOR QUALITY FORAGE IN SOUTHEASTERN COW/CALF SYSTEMS BY: DR. JACOB SEGERS, UGA DEC. 13, 2018 – 7PM TIPS FROM A VETERAN: A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO FARM FINISHED BEEF BY: DR. FRANCIS FLUHARTY, UGA DEC. 20, 2018 –…
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Where Do We Go From Here?

By Lenny Wells UGA Pecan Specialist.  I’ve had a lot of questions recently about the long-term effects of the Hurricane on our pecan trees and the pecan crops we can expect in the next few years. Until recently our state has not had to endure the after-effects of a direct…
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Nutritional Considerations Going into Calving

Lawton Stewart, Extension Animal Scientist, UGA Roger Gates, Whitfield County Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent, UGA Cooperative Extension This year has proved to be quite an interesting one.  Most producers were able to put up plenty of hay.  However, due to average to above average rainfall, a large proportion of…
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Cotton Losses From Hurricane Michael

Published on 10/31/18 UGA economists estimate up to $600 million in cotton damage from Hurricane Michael By Clint Thompson for CAES News University of Georgia agricultural economists believe that Georgia cotton farmers in the path of Hurricane Michael have only begun to feel the impact of the storm that took 90 or 100…
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2018 Southeastern Citrus Expo

If you are interested in growing citrus and want to learn more from other growers in the southeast, join us for this informative once a year meeting of citrus growers north of Florida. Friday November 16th. Citriholics Banquet and optional tours Banquet 6:30 PM Mama June’s 3286 Inner Perimeter Rd.,…
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