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The Importance of Well Maintained Grassed Waterways

  Erosion can be serious business and as the saying goes an ounce of prevention is worth pound of cure.  Here is a good article written by one of UGA’s Water Educators, David Hall describing one preventive measure to  help mitigate erosion by using grassed waterways. Well maintained grassed waterway…
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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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UGA Cotton Newsletter

Current Crop Condition (Whitaker and Freeman) According to the June 4th 2018 USDA NASS Crop Progress Report, 72% of the estimated cotton acreage in Georgia has been planted. This is up slightly from lasts weeks 62% estimate and well below the five year average for this date of 84%.  …
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Nickel Deficiency in Pecans

Here is an article by Dr. Lenny Wells about Nickel deficiency in pecan trees: With the cool temperatures we are experiencing this spring pecan trees are exhibiting some odd foliage characteristics. Normally at this time we have seen foliage reach nearly full expansion and female flowers are in the middle…
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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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