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  • Precision Soil Sampling

    As growers finish harvest they will dive into soil sampling for the 2023 crop season. Last week the UGA Precision Ag team posted a great article on grid sampling size. You can find it here: https://site.extension.uga.edu/precisionag/2022/11/precision-soil-sampling-grid-size-efficacy-vs-cost-considerations/ Many growers use a consultant or service for soil sampling. If you don’t, and would still like to be…

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  • This update contains tips on managing late planted cotton and soybeans. It also includes an update on peanuts and corn. This growing season has been a challenge thus far if there is anything UGA Extension can assist with give us a call.

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  • Forage Update

    Late winter considerations

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  • DATE                                      MEETING                                                          LOCATION                                              TIME   Thurs  Jan 12-                  Cotton Production                                            Southern Star Grill- McRae                               6:00 pm Wed Jan 25-                    Ag Economics- Livestock                                  Southern Star Grill- McRae                              12:00 noon Thurs Jan 26-                 Corn Production                                                  Southern Star Grill- McRae                             12:00 noon Fri Jan 27-                       Fruit & Vegetable Production                           Southern…

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  • We have our County Production Meetings scheduled for 2017. Private and Commercial pesticide applicators will receive 1 hour of re-certification credit for all meetings except the Ag Economic and Irrigation Meetings. You must RSVP  (912-375-6648) at least two days before the meeting so we have a head count for the meal.

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  • Agricultural limestone is the main product used to adjust soil pH. However there are also a number of lime by-products such as wood ash and various materials coming out of pulp/paper mills available. How does a farmer know if a lime by-product is sufficient to use on their crop land and if it is worth…

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