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Healthy Georgia Newsletter

Good morning! As the need for social distancing continues, we are constantly looking for new ways to keep our Extension clients and our community informed. This week, we have started a new e-newsletter to send to all clients that will include relevant information about agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and…
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Pecan Bud Moth

Here is a good article on Pecan Bud Moth by Angel Acebes-Doria UGA Pecan entomologist. We are in the first stages of pecan budmoth infestation. Last year was a very bad year for budmoth. We are seeing initial signs of infestation on young trees (generally 1—3 years old) as of…
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Silver Leaf Whitefly – Cotton Management

The planting of our cotton crops is on its way and now is the time to start thinking about management of Silver Leaf Whiteflies (SLWF). In Georgia SLWF infestations are most common in areas where both cotton and vegetable production occur. That puts Tattnall County in a prime susceptible location…
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Is Your Child’s Seat Safe?

Do you know that all car seats have an expiration date on them?  Car seat’s expiration date is usually found on the back with the manufacture’s information.  Car seats are good for 6 years unless otherwise indicated on label.  The issues with car seats come with the extreme temperature in…
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Downy Mildew Alert!

We have confirmation of Downy Mildew in the Area. Just as a reminder, these are the products we are recommending for downy control: Product                 Efficacy Rating Omega 500          moderate *Note about Omega: We believe Omega has better “curative” activity, and would be the better option if you have downy…
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