Tattnall County Extension

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Grain Storage Meeting July 11th

Grain Storage Meeting Tattnall County will be hosting a Grain Storage Meeting on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at Midtown Grain in Glennville, GA.  This will be a timely update for those preparing for corn harvest and storage.  Please see the flyer below for details about the meeting.  Call the Tattnall…
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Pecan Weed Control

Its time to burn down those herbicide strips in pecan orchards in preparation for the growing season. There are many combinations of herbicide applications you could use. Here are a few for trees of different ages. Information provided by Lenny Wells. Trees 1-2 Yrs: At budbreak: Glufosinate + Prowl May/June:…
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Onion Downy Mildew Update

Downy Mildew Found in Our Area Downy Mildew of Vidalia Onion (Peronospora destructor) was confirmed in the Vidalia Onion growing region on March 19, 2018.  This can be a highly destructive disease, causing serious losses in yield and bulb quality.  Growers need to be aware of its presence in the area…
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2018 Vidalia Onion Field Day, Thursday April 5th

The UGA Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center will be hosting their 19th Annual Vidalia Onion Field Day on April 5th, 2018.  As always, the meeting will begin at 12:00 noon, with a catered lunch followed by plot visits of the latest research projects on the station. Please take a…
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Sweet Potato Weed Control

Last week at our Sweet Potato Production Meeting, Dr. Culpepper discussed weed control in sweet potatoes.  He shared these handouts with the group.  They outline weed control options and instructions for use.  Click on the handouts below to take a closer look. Sweet Potato Weed Control
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Sweet Potato Variety Evaluation in Georgia

In 2017, Researchers and County Agents from UGA evaluated several sweet potato varieties for yield and quality.  These tests were conducted in Tifton and at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in Lyons.  Some of the varieties that were looked at are older, common varieties, and others were newer…
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