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Lowndes County Peanut Production Meeting

Lowndes County Peanut Production Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10th at noon. Dr. Monfort and Dr. Abney will be talking about peanut production and insects.Commercial (cat. 21), and private pesticide credit will be given with each meeting to all license holders who attend and sign in.  Please call the…
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Brooks County Pruning Clinic

There will be a pecan pruning clinic on January 19th at 10:00 am in Brooks County. The meeting will cover information related to the pruning of young pecan trees and planting demonstrations. Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan specialist will be demonstrating pruning techniques and available to answer questions related to…
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2017 Production Meetings

Five row crop and vegetable production meetings are currently scheduled in Lowndes County. Commercial (cat. 21), and private pesticide credit will be given with each meeting to all license holders who attend and sign in.  Please call the office (333-5185) a few days ahead if you plan to attend so…
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Downy Mildew in Cabbage

Downy mildew has been found in a cabbage field in southwest Georgia. Below is some information from Bhabesh Dutta, UGA extension plant pathologist. Downy mildew of cabbage has been detected from Colquitt County in Georgia (Dec 9, 2016). These observations indicate that inoculum of downy mildew is currently in GA and under favorable conditions (cool…
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Avian Influenza

Below is a flyer about preventing avian influenza. Please look at this information if you have backyard flocks or pass along to people you know who have them. Also if you are a wildlife hunter or watcher be on the look out for the symptoms in wildlife.
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Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award Nominations

From the Georgia Peanut Commission: Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Tifton, Georgia. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and BASF.The Outstanding Georgia Young…
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AGAware Workshop in Douglas

A full AGAware workshop will be held on November 14, 2016 in Douglas, GeorgiaThe workshop being conducted by the Corporation for Community and Economic Development United of Georgia,Van McCall, Education, Outreach & Special Programs Manager, AGAware Team Manager, AgSouth Farm Credit, ACA.  This opportunity is geared for young, beginning and/or…
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