Tattnall County Extension

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Sweet Potato Weed Control

Last week at our Sweet Potato Production Meeting, Dr. Culpepper discussed weed control in sweet potatoes.  He shared these handouts with the group.  They outline weed control options and instructions for use.  Click on the handouts below to take a closer look. Sweet Potato Weed Control
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Sweet Potato Variety Evaluation in Georgia

In 2017, Researchers and County Agents from UGA evaluated several sweet potato varieties for yield and quality.  These tests were conducted in Tifton and at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in Lyons.  Some of the varieties that were looked at are older, common varieties, and others were newer…
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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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