Tattnall County Extension

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

2017 Vidalia Onion Field Day

2017 ANNUAL VIDALIA ONION FIELD DAY Thursday April 6th 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Lunch Provided Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center 8163 Hwy. 178, Lyons, GA 30436   To: Onion Growers and Industry Re:  UGA Onion Field Day   The UGA Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center will be…
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Pecan and Corn/Soybean Meetings Coming Up!

We have 2 important meetings coming up next week.  Mark your calendars and please call in if you plan to attend.  Pesticide credit will be offered at both of our meetings.  Call our office at 557-6724 to sign up. The Pecan Production Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 16th…
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Pruning Pecan Trees

Lenny Wells, our UGA Pecan Specialist, has a great article on pruning trees. Here it is below:   We’re headed into my least favorite time of year. When I was younger I enjoyed cold weather a lot more than I do now. The crop is about done, deer season is…
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4-H Plant and Tree Sale–Orders Due Feb. 10th!

4-H Tree and Plant Sale—Orders Due Friday, February 10th!   Download Your Order Form Here!   The Tattnall County Extension Office will be offering a variety of plants, shrubs and fruit trees for sale this month to raise funds for the Tattnall County 4-H program.   Starting a new fruit tree orchard…
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Assessing Pecan Damage From Hurricane Hermine

Lenny Wells, our UGA Pecan Specialist, has a timely update for those of us affected by the recent Hurricane.  Here is his recent update on storm damage from the hurricane: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Hermine passed through Georgia last week causing serious damage to portions of the pecan growing region but overall…
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Cattlemen’s Workshop Next Week–Everyone Invited!

The Tattnall County Cattlemen’s Association and UGA Extension would like to invite everyone to a Cattlemen’s Workshop next week on Thursday, September 15th, at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in Lyons.  This meeting is open for anyone interested in attending, not just Cattlemen’s members.  The meeting will last…
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