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Prevent Fish Kills in Your Pond

Most of the pond calls we receive in the Extension office refer to fish kills, weeds, and fertilization. Sometimes all are related. Weeds are annoying, so everyone wants a clean pond to fish. We need to be careful though and not forget about our fish when we treat the ponds. We are here to…
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Beginner’s Pecan Production Course

  Beginner’s Pecan Production Course April 11, 2016 UGA TIFTON CAMPUS CONFERENCE CENTER TIFTON, GA Please Contact Debbie Rutland @ 229-386-3424 to RSVP Refreshments & Lunch Provided 9:00        Welcome                                                                                            9:10        Cost of Pecan Production                                                                             Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture 9:30        Pecan Varieties                                                                                                                                                Patrick Conner, UGA Horticulture             10:15     Break 10:45     Pecan Irrigation                                                                                Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture…
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Grass Tetany Warning

All, With the warm period of weather, in addition to other risk factors, cattle producers need to be aware of the potential for grass tetany.    Regards, Lawton Stewart UGA Extension Beef Specialist I’m putting out High-Mag mineral, but cows are still going down? Deidre Harmon, PhD Student, The University of…
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2016 Wheeler County Production Meetings

Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators will receive 1 hour re-certification credit for all meetings except the Ag Economics and Precision Ag Meetings. A meal will also be provided with the Production Meetings. For meetings in RED we must have an accurate head count for the meal so please call our office…
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For the Love of Agriculture

Wheeler County Extension provided agricultural education through a Farm Day at Wheeler County Elementary School on May 5, 2015. Students learned about forestry, Georgia commodities (including dairy, peanuts, wheat, poultry, cotton, and Vidalia onions), seed identification, livestock, and connecting the farm to their forks. In collaboration with Georgia Department of…
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