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  • Goat and Sheep Training

  • All Georgia corn, cotton and soybean growers planning to use the new dicamba and 2,4-D herbicides, in-crop, must complete the required “Using Pesticides Wisely” training before applying Engenia, Enlist Duo, Enlist One, Fexapan or Xtendimax. The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting the final “Using Pesticides…

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  • UGA Pecan specialists Lenny Wells shares information on scab pressure and leaf roll mites. With 10 successive days of rain behind us and no relief in site and a potential tropical storm bearing down on us, pecan growers are under the gun for scab pressure right now. Most days have provided some breaks in the…

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  • By Bhabesh Dutta, Downy mildew of cucumber has been detected from the Brooks County, GA. These observations indicate that inoculum of downy mildew is currently in southern GA counties  and under favorable conditions  potential disease outbreak in other cucurbits  can occur. I would suggest our cucurbit growers to look for the downy mildew symptoms in their fields and start applying protective spray of below stated fungicides.…

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  • UF/IFAS EXTENSION TAYLOR AND MADISON COUNTY NORTH FLORIDA/SOUTH GEORGIA COLD TOLERANT CITRUS Sat. June 2,2018 PRODUCTION WORKSHOP $25 REGISTRATION FEE UF/IFAS Extension Taylor County • 203 Forest Park Drive • Perry Florida 32348 PLEASE REGISTER BY MAY 30 https://tinyurl.com/ColdTolerantCitrus AGENDA 8:30–9am Registration   9am Welcome – plan for the day Mr. Dan Fenneman, UF/IFAS Extension…

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  • 2018 Perennial Peanut Field Day

    2018 Perennial Peanut Field Day Thursday, May 31st, 2018 UF/IFAS NFREC 155 Research Road, Quincy, Florida 32351 Agenda 9:30 a.m. (EST) Registration begins 10:00 – 10:05 a.m. Welcome, Glen Aiken, NFREC director 10:05 – 10:20 a.m. Business Meeting, Steve Caruthers, PPPA President 10:20 – 10:40 a.m. “Perennial Peanut Roots: Getting to Know Your Neighbors,” Victor…

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  • By Levi Russell China implemented a 25 percent increase in import tariffs on United States pork and is expected to increase import tariffs on United States beef products by 25 percent. However, unlike many row crops and other agricultural products, China is not a primary destination for United States meat products. Beef exports to China…

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  • Lowndes Pecan Meeting

    Lowndes Pecan Update Meeting   Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Lowndes County Extension Office 12:00-2:00pm   Call 229-333-5185 by Friday, May 25, if you are attending so we can prepare for lunch and room set up.   12:00               Welcome Mr. Jake Price Lowndes County Extension                           Lunch Served       Word from sponsors  …

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  • May 8, 2018 | Written by Dutta   Powdery mildew is a common disease of cucurbits under field and greenhouse conditions in most areas of the United States.  Although all cucurbits are susceptible, symptoms are less common on cucumber and melon because many commercial cultivars have resistance. This disease can be a major production problem if not manage timely.…

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  • Pecan herbicide injury

    Dr. Lenny Wells shares shares information on herbicide damage in pecan trees.  Row crop planting has started in south Georgia and this means herbicide drift season has arrived. I have been on the road all week looking at drift-damaged trees. Since I cannot make it to every orchard in which this occurs, here are the…

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