Tattnall County Extension

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Watch Out For Stinging Nettle!

Each winter and spring, we get questions about a weed seen growing around pastures and livestock barns that causes a painful, burning irritation to the skin if touched.  This weed is called stinging nettle. Stinging nettle (Urtica chamaedryoides) is a winter annual weed that is commonly seen in late winter…
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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…
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More Cotton Policy Information (updated Feb. 22, 2018)

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. …
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