Tattnall County Extension

Local News for 4-H, Agriculture, and Family and Consumer Science

Soil Health Workshop–June 21, 2016

A two part soil health workshop will be held next week at Joey Norman’s and Clayton Anderson’s farm.  This event will begin at Joey Norman’s farm in Glennville.  Lunch will be provided after this session.  After lunch, the group will visit Clayton Anderson’s farm in Bulloch County.  Please RSVP to…
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Pesticide Disposal Day, June 29 2016

The next pesticide disposal day has been set by the Georgia Department of Ag.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to properly dispose of any old chemicals you have on your farm.  These disposal days have only been offered at 1 or 2 locations in south Georgia over the last…
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Prionus Root Borer in Pecan

Here is some great information about Prionus Root Borers in Pecans from Dr. Lenny Wells.  I know there are some growers who have traps set out in their orchards in Tattnall County for these insects. If you have an old pecan orchard in decline, with limbs that get weaker and…
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Understanding Pecan Irrigation

Understanding Pecan Irrigation Water, particularly where nut quality is concerned, has more of an effect on pecan production than any other factor. Drought stress affects nut size and filling, as well as leaf and shoot growth. Adequate soil moisture is important at bud break in order to stimulate strong, vigorous…
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Primary Nutrient Roles in Plants

There are by some counts 17 nutrients considered to be essential for plant growth and development. In this article I will briefly touch on what are called the primary plant nutrients and their role in plant growth.  The three nutrients considered to be primary nutrients are: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium….
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