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  • Check Out the Tifton Campus Conference Center for Upcoming Agriculture Meetings !!

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  • UGA Forage Team Newsletter

      You may view this newsletter and more on the Forage Team’s Blog: Forage Team Newsletter Volume 4-Issue 4 January 2017

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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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  • Cotton and soybean varieties with tolerance to auxin herbicides (2,4-D or dicamba) are being commercialized. Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely”.

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  • The Georgia Pecan Growers Association (GPGA) will be offering five pecan educational meetings throughout the state in January 2017. One of the meetings will be held in Appling County on January 10 at Sarah’s in the City and will begin at 6:00 pm.

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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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  • UGA’s statewide variety testing is very important to the farmers of Georgia. Making the right decision when selecting plant variety is key to maximize yield potential.

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  • 2017 Ag Forecast

    2017 Series Schedule Dates and Locations: Wednesday, Jan. 18: Macon – Georgia Farm Bureau state office building Keynote speaker: Bob Redding, Farm Bill Update Monday, Jan. 23: Tifton – UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center Keynote speaker: Bob Redding, Farm Bill Update Wednesday, Jan. 25: Lyons – Toombs County Agri-Center Keynote speaker: Bob Redding, Farm Bill…

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  • See the below letter from Dow regarding the EPA comment period: This is the last opportunity for growers to have their voice heard by the EPA. The public comment period will close on January 17, 2017.

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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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