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  • Corn Planting has Begun

    Corn is going into the ground in Montgomery County! Corn planting dates in South Georgia range from early March to early May. Getting those seeds in the ground early has its advantages with few drawbacks.

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  • If you plan to use Auxin-Tolerant Technologies for cotton and soybeans in 2016 you MUST attend training to purchase. Here are the details of the organized trainings across the state:

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  • Ambrosia Beetle WARNING !!!

    The last two years have been bad for pecan growers in our area with young trees. The ambrosia beetle attacks young trees that are stressed. See the below article from Lenny Wells.   Georgia pecan growers have had major problems with Asian Ambrosia Beetles (AAB) over the last 2 to 3 years. One reason for…

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  •   Beginner’s Pecan Production Course April 11, 2016 UGA TIFTON CAMPUS CONFERENCE CENTER TIFTON, GA Please Contact Debbie Rutland @ 229-386-3424 to RSVP Refreshments & Lunch Provided 9:00        Welcome                                                                                            9:10        Cost of Pecan Production                                                                             Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture 9:30        Pecan Varieties                                                                                                                                                Patrick Conner, UGA Horticulture             10:15     Break 10:45     Pecan Irrigation                                                                                Lenny Wells, UGA Horticulture 11:15     Pecan Tree Planting & Establishment                                   …

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  • Grass Tetany Warning

    All, With the warm period of weather, in addition to other risk factors, cattle producers need to be aware of the potential for grass tetany.    Regards, Lawton Stewart UGA Extension Beef Specialist I’m putting out High-Mag mineral, but cows are still going down? Deidre Harmon, PhD Student, The University of Georgia. Lawton Stewart, Extension Beef…

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  • Area Beef Cattle Field Day hosted by Burke and Jefferson County.

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  • Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators will receive 1 hour re-certification credit for all meetings except the Ag Economics and Precision Ag Meetings. A meal will also be provided with the Production Meetings. For meetings in RED we must have an accurate head count for the meal so please call our office to sign up at least…

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  • Receive Text Reminders

    Do you have trouble remembering meeting dates and times? Sign up for text message reminders that will be sent to your phone. Remind is a safe secure way to get updates without everyone having your phone number or being part of a group text. For Production Meetings you will get a reminder the day before…

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  • The Montgomery County Agriculture Production Meetings are set for 2016. We will have updates on: Ag Economics, Vegetable Production, Row Crop Diseases, Peanuts, Precision Agriculture, Cotton and Pecans. Get the latest information on these topics while you keep your private pesticide license up to date.

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  • Wheeler County Extension provided agricultural education through a Farm Day at Wheeler County Elementary School on May 5, 2015. Students learned about forestry, Georgia commodities (including dairy, peanuts, wheat, poultry, cotton, and Vidalia onions), seed identification, livestock, and connecting the farm to their forks. In collaboration with Georgia Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Commodity Commission…

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