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  • I wanted to pass along some info on grain drying and stored insect management sent this week from our Grains Agronomist. We want to get our small grains out quickly as quality can drop fast and they can sprout if exposed to rainy weather very long like we are starting to get in some parts […]

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  • High Yield Wheat Production

    Rome Ethredge, CEA-retired and Dewey Lee, Professor-retired University of Georgia Use deep tillage to disrupt hard pans. Wheat responds well to deep tillage when hard pans are present in our soils, particularly sandy soils. Prepare soils for planting by first tilling with a V-ripper, chisel plow, paraplow or subsoiler. Firm the seed bed with a […]

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  • Recommended Grain Varieties for Winter 2021-2022 Barley Atlantic (P) Secretariat (S) Thoroughbred (S) Oat Graham (S)2 Horizon 306 (S)2 Horizon 720 (C)2 Wheat AP 1983 (S) AGS 2021 (S) AGS 2024 (S) *AGS 3000 (C) AGS 3015 (S)3 *AGS 3030 (S) Dyna-Gro 9002 (P) Dyna-Gro Blanton (S) Dyna-Gro Blanton (S) Dyna-Gro Plantation (S) Dyna-Gro Rutledge […]

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  • Wheat Planting is near: Check out the Production Guide and Weed Control sheet from UGA.

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  • Wheat Planting

    Rome Ethredge retired county agent and outgoing Grains Specialist sent us a few reminders on wheat production this week that I thought I would pass along: The optimum window for wheat planting for grain in Georgia is typically within one week before or after the average first frost date for a given area.

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  • 2018-2019 Wheat Weed Control

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  • If you missed the Cover Crop & Small Grains Meeting last week take a look at this post for key points and pictures of the on-site demo.

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  • The Cover Crop and Small Grains Meeting  has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 21st 7:30am here at the Jeff Davis County Extension Office. Please call by 5pm Tuesday to let us know if you plan to attend so I can get a count for breakfast.    

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  • Weather permitting; we will be holding a Cover Crop & Small Grains Meeting on Thursday, September 14th at the Jeff Davis Extension Office. This will be a breakfast meeting beginning at 7:30am. Please give us a call or send me a text to let me know if you plan to attend so I can arrange […]

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