Tattnall County Extension

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A Few Reminders on Cotton Defoliation

While there has been some cotton picked in Tattnall County, we still have a good bit more that will be defoliated in the next couple of weeks.  Please keep these points in mind as you think about cotton defoliation. Rain in the forecast? – There is no doubt that the…
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Weed of the Week

  I was driving down Highway 121 today and noticed something growing on the side of the road.  It had really bright yellow flowers and it looked like it had beans on it. It was not something I had noticed before so I stopped to take a look.   As…
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Southeastern Hay Contest

The deadline to enter the Southeast Hay contest is September 28, 2015.  See the press release for more info on the contest.  To see complete rules and registration for the contest visit the Southeast Hay Contest Web site.  
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Almost Time to Start Checking Peanuts

      Well, its that time of year again.  As we move into September, we start “hull scraping” peanuts to check for maturity.  I like to start looking at peanuts on the maturity board once they get about 125 days of age.  This is a good time to see…
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Upcoming Forestry Meeting

Mark your calendars! UGA Extension and UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry are hosting a Regional Forestry Meeting for landowners, timber managers, and foresters on October 6th, 2015 right here in our own backyard! This meeting will be a great opportunity for anyone who has interests in forestry.  We will be discussing forest management…
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Pecan Cultivar Update

Here is a recent post on pecan cultivars by Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist: The topic of cultivars is an endless source of discussion for pecan growers. We are always on the lookout for the perfect cultivar but in reality it probably doesn’t exist. Every orchard situation is different and…
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