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Southern Corn Rust Arrives Late But Be Aware

Southern Corn Rust has been confirmed in neighboring Coffee County. So what does this mean for Corn growers? You should be scouting your fields and should consider the stage of your corn and decide if your risk and situation warrant a fungicide application. Recent wind and pop-up thunderstorms are great transportation for southern corn rust. When looking at products your choice will come down to how long do you need to protect your corn crop.
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Timber Tax Credit

If you have timber land that was damaged during Hurricane Michael, please see the below instructions for applying for timber tax credit. Please visit https://gtc.dor.ga.gov to follow the below instructions to apply.  
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Information on Disaster Assistance Programs

Information on Disaster Assistance Programs Adam N. Rabinowitz Assistant Professor and Extension Economist Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia   Hurricane Michael ripped through the heart of Georgia agriculture, devastating the southwest region and destroying a significant amount of our farmers’ hard work.  While government programs can…
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What is available to cover my marketing losses from trade tariffs?

Market Facilitation Program: What is available to cover my marketing losses from trade tariffs? Yangxuan Liu Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics University of Georgia U.S. Department of Agriculture releases details about the spending plans for $12 billion in trade aid package for farmers. The main component of the aid…
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Foliar Feeding Cotton

Jennifer and I have been getting questions about foliar feeding cotton. Below are some general guidelines and rules of thumb to follow as you use foliar fertilizer to help you finish the season. Foliar Feeding General Guidelines: Supplement to a Good Soil Applied Program Not all Nutrients Feed Well Low Volume -Not Pivots Don’t feed…
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