Tift County Extension Producer Updates

Scout School: Tifton June 10, 2019

Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 10, 2019, in Tifton at the Tifton Conference Center/RDC. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean. These programs offer basic information on insect pest identification and damage, natural enemies, and scouting procedures. The training will serve as an introduction to…
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Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rule

The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act). The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and comanagement information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan. Training will be held June 26th at the Tift County Extension Office.
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2019 Corn Silage & Forage Field Day

UGA and UF will hold the Corn Silage & Forage Field Day on June 20th at the Tifton Conference Center (RDC). This field day is free of charge with lunch provided. If you currently are in a forage system or are considering it, this is a good way to get some current information from our specialist.
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