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UGA Forage Annoucements

The UGA forage team has a great website that can be used a tool for variety selection, forage management, and pest management. the website is below. http://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/index.html  To locate information on different forage species, look on the side bar on the left hand side and click adapted species. Information on…
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The Unique History of the Scovil Hoe Company

As many old relics are being thrown out the window in this day and age, I wanted to share with you a gift I received from my father 2 weeks ago. My father always uses a scovil hoe, which was given to him by my grandfather before I was born….
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Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon

Fusarium wilt of watermelon is a devastating problem for watermelon growers here in Turner County, and surrounding counties such as Crisp, Tift, Wilcox, and Worth. Fusarium has made its presence known over the last two weeks, with severe infestations showing up this week for sure. I would like to share…
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Considerations on Weather and Peanut Planting

Soil temperatures are currently 6 to 8 degrees from where we need to be. day time and night time air temps are spanning by up to 25 to 30 degrees. We have had several nights that dipped down to the low 40s. There are still some 40 degree nights in the forecast….
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Watermelon Update

I would like to share some things that I have been seeing in the melon fields over the last 2 weeks. Some of these photos are taken with my camera phone and hand lens and may be slightly blurry. However, many people ask about what I am looking for with…
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