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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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  • Will planting winter annual forages this late pay off? Take a look at this publication to weigh your options.

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  • UGA’s Feed and Environmental Lab puts together a Hay Directory for producers to advertise on and find high quality hay for feeding their livestock. With the severe drought we have experienced this season it may be a useful tool for many.

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  • Forage Team Newsletter

    The UGA Extension Forage Team puts out newsletter quarterly. The team is made up of specialists and county agents with expertise in animal science and related topics. Many of the topics are informative and timely.

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  • Harvest Season

    I began writing a post on peanuts nearly three weeks ago. As I come back to it now most of the decisions to be made on harvest are done. So I will take a few minutes to wrap some things up.

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