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Its been HOT!

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) just released its annual climate summary for 2019. We were thinking it was hot well we were right. The average temperature in the southeast was considered the warmest on record. If you zoom in on the county temperature ranks you can see that Tift County is dark red. You can also see on the county precipitation ranks that Tift County was below average for the year. We said it was hot and dry last year, this just backs it up.
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2020 Ag Budgets

The 2020 Ag Budgets have been updated. These budgets are very useful for planning out your crops for the year. Keep in mind that the inputs are variable and can be adjusted up or down to fit your operation. Also, the crop comparison tool is very useful in looking at…
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Tidewater Equipment Open House

Image result for tidewater equipmentTidewater Equipment has extended an invitation to their Open House Tuesday, January 7th at their office on Hwy 82. They will have clinics throughout the day on sprayers, planters, hay equipment, and construction equipment. All the information is listed below. Lunch will be served but Tidewater has requested that those attending for lunch to RSVP. To RSVP for lunch please call Mrs. Cathy and we will turn our numbers over to Tidewater on Tuesday. I hope you have time to stop by, it should be an eventful day and they’re giving out door prizes!
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Nutrien Ag Solutions Program

Image result for nutrien ag solutionsNutrien Ag Solutions will have a program at the Extension Office on Wednesday, January 8th at noon. Adrienne Smith, the local Nutrien crop consultant is sponsoring the program. Nutrien has several products in its portfolio, including Dyna-Gro seed. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Mrs. Cathy, 229-391-7980.
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from everyone here at the Extension Office! I hope each of you has a wonderful holiday and enjoy time with your family. The office will be closed on December 24th and we will return on January 2nd.  Here are a few Christmas funnies I found.      …
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Updated Blog

I’m not a computer genius but I have been working on the blog site. That is why the Thanksgiving post was sent after Thanksgiving, my not so good formatting skills really messed that up. However, I am almost 100% sure I have everything corrected and if you look at the…
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2020 Ag Forecast

Five meetings, five locations, and a multitude of guest speakers will allow this upcoming year’s Ag Forecast to create a larger discussion than ever before as we head into much uncertainty with GA’s number one industry.
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Syngenta’s New Gramoxone 3SL (paraquat) Formulation

Awhile back I mentioned the new training from EPA for the use of paraquat. Anyone associated with mixing, handling, applying paraquat products (Gramoxone) has to complete the training. Syngenta recently received a label for its new formulation of paraquat sold under the trade name of Gramoxone 3SL (3 lb ai/gal).
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