Mitchell County Ag News

Reminder! Cotton and Soybean Meeting Feb 3rd

This is a reminder for the Cotton and Soybean Meeting next week Tuesday Feb 3rd! The speakers will include; Dr. Jared Whitaker, Extension soybean and cotton agronomist, and Dr. Glenn Harris, Extension Soil Scientist. The meeting will be in the Ag Center at 12:00pm. We will have Roscoe Gay seafood…
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UGA Cotton Production Workshop Jan 28th

The Georgia Cotton Commission 8th annual meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop will be January 28th at the Tifton Conference Center. There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is requested to help with meal plans. Register online at www.ugatiftonconference.org or call 229 386-3416. For the full agenda go to http://www.georgiacottoncommission.org/index.cfm?show=10&mid=100…
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Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms Coming Soon??

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This morning I found an interesting article on Ag Fax.com about B.t. resistant fall armyworms. Doug Johnson of the University of Kentucky wrote the article to address the state’s potential risk to the resistant population. The interest started with the discovery of a resistant population in North Carolina in field corn. Scientists from NCSU discovered this population carries a gene that makes it resistant to the B.t. trait Cry1F.
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