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  YOU are the most important asset to your farm or business! Please visit extension.uga.edu/rural for resources.   Helping farmers and families thrive Rural life is often portrayed as an idyllic throwback to simpler times, where communities and neighbors come together in times of crisis and hardship. While the characterization…
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2020 Row Crop Budgets and Crop Comparison Tool

The 2020 row crop comparison tool and row crop budgets are available. If you need help entering your information into the programs, please contact your county agent. Please click on the links below to access the budgets and crop comparison tool: 2020 Row Crop Comparison Tool 2020 Row Crop Budgets…
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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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