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Virtual Commercial Pecan Update

Two dates for the Virtual Commercial Pecan Update will be held -February 9th at 9am and March 9th at 6pm. You will hear presentations from Dr Lenny Wells (Horticulture), Dr. Angelita Acebes (Entomology), Jason Brock (Plant Pathology) and Andrew Sawyer (SE Area Pecan Agent). Click the link below to register:…
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Pesticide hours available through online pasture class

Upson and Lamar Counties are presenting an online class “Pest Management in Pastures and Hayfields”. The following pesticide credit hours are available. Participants must pre-register through the Eventbrite link. Private (1hour) Commercial 21 (1hour) Commercial 22 (1hour) Commercial 24 (1hour) Commercial 27 (1hour) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pest-management-in-pastures-and-hayfields-pesticide-credit-program-tickets-136345568265
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Managing Mistletoe in Trees

Mistletoe is often found hanging in homes as a traditional decoration during the holiday season. It was once believed to have magical powers, as well as medicinal properties. Most mistletoes are evergreen, making them more visible and easier to locate after leaves of their deciduous hosts drop in late fall…
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2021 Corn & Soybean Production Meetings

The University of Georgia Grains Team would like to invite you to attend our annual corn and soybean county production meetings virtually. Specialist from the University of Georgia Extension Grains Team will discuss current topics covering agronomics, fertility, irrigation, pestcontrol, and economics with results from recent field trials. All of…
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Soil testing season

“To every thing there is a season.” And fall is the season to soil test. Soils tests provide information on the soil’s actual nutrient status. Fall is a preferred time to take soil tests if one suspects a soil pH problem and wants to avoid the spring rush. Fall soil…
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Support the 4-H Fruit Tree Sale

Each year the Madison County 4-H holds a Fruit Tree Sale. Orders, with payment, are due by November 6th to the Madison County Extension Office. Trees will be available for pick up on November 20th for 9am-6pm. All sales are final and the buyer is strongly encouraged to follow guidelines…
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Cooler weather brings fall insects

The onset of cooler temperatures often brings unwanted pests into our homes.  Several species of ants look to enter homes during colder weather to overwinter. Also, more pleasant temperatures outside bring people outdoors which can mean more interaction with wasps and yellowjackets.  The following article by Emily Cabrera, public relations…
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