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Jeff Cook

About Jeff Cook

County Agriculture Agent in Taylor & Peach Counties, and Area Peach Agent. B.S. Plant Pathology, UGA. Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management, UGA.

2020 Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW)

We finally received word and for once it is good news for farmers in Georgia. If you were certified through the Department of Agriculture and UGA Extension to use the Dicamba Technology on approved crops in 2019 you get to skip the training in 2020. That means the only people…
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Upcoming Production Meetings

It is that time of year again.  A chance to hear what is new and how we can remain profitable in Agriculture.  Not only will you hear updates on production and pest management, but you will also get to enjoy a nice meal and visit with our industry partners that always help support these educational efforts.
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Fertilizing Wheat

Soil fertility may be one of the most important factors influencing wheat production.  Proper pH, fertilizer amounts, and timing can have a huge impact on wheat yield and quality.  To properly manage fertility in wheat we need to have recent soil samples, anticipated yield goal, and crop history for the…
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New County Agent

UGA Cooperative Extension is a large organization so we are always hiring new faculty and staff.  None of these new hires is more important than Madison Warbington.She is the newly hired Macon County agricultural Agent.
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Weed Control in Wheat

Our most troublesome weeds in wheat production are ryegrass and wild radish.  Ryegrass threatens production due to its resistance to several classes of herbicides.  There are 3 classes of herbicides that we can you for ryegrass control and resistance to 2 of these is widespread across Georgia. 
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