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Chris Tyson

  • Upcoming Changes to Paraquat Label

    Paraquat is the active ingredient in several popular herbicide formulations used in Georgia (Firestorm, Gramoxone, Helmquat, and Parazone).  It has multiple uses including preplant burndown applications, early-postemergence weed control in peanut, and as a soybean harvest-aid.  Paraquat registration has been under review by the EPA and many changes will be occurring in the very near…

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  • Southeast GA Sweet Potato Meeting – March 8th

    UGA Extension – Tattnall County is looking forward to hosting a sweet potato meeting on March 8th. Click Here for PDF version of Flyer: Southeast GA Sweet Potato Meeting    

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  • Tattnall County 4-H Plant Sale

    We are now taking orders for this year’s plant sale.  The deadline to place your order is February 28, 2018.  The form can be downloaded here: 2018 4-H Plant Order Form, or you can view the order form below.

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  • Hello Everyone, Earlier this week, I sent out some information provided to me by Drs. Don Shurley and Adam Rabinowitz about the cotton policy changes.  Since then, we have received more information and explanation of how things will work with the new changes.  Below is the newest information we have.  To view this information as…

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  • Cotton Policy Update

    The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: What Farmers and Landowners Need to Know about Cotton and Generic Base by Don Shurley and Adam N. Rabinowitz On the morning of February 9, 2018, the U.S. Congress passed budget legislation that included the designation of seed cotton as a covered commodity under the 2014 farm bill. The…

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  • What Pecan Pollinator Should I Plant?

    Here is a great guide on choosing a pecan pollinator.  Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist, wrote this article recently: A couple of years ago I posted a short discussion of why pecans need a pollinator, which I suggest reading if you doubt the need of pollinators. I get many questions about the best pollinator to…

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  • 2018 UGA Peanut Guide

    This year, the UGA Peanut Team has given us this quick reference guide to help with commonly asked questions for the coming season.  In it, you will find questions about variety selection, seed size, disease management, fertility, weed management, and insect control. Take a look below. 

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