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2019 Turner County Production Meetings

Please see schedule of Turner County Production Meetings: Turner County Peanut Production Meeting- Tuesday January 15, 2019. Lunch 12:00 Noon at Turner County Extension Office (Meeting Room) Turner County Cotton Production Meeting- Monday February 11, 2019. Supper 6:00 P.M. at Turner County Extension Office (Meeting Room) Turner County Watermelon Production Meeting- Thursday February…
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Cattle and Forage Concerns

As we welcome on the new year, I reflect to a year ago when I was glad to see the 2017 season disappear and start with 2018 because there was no way in my mind it could have gotten worse than 2017. Well, I guess I was wrong. To make matters…
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Get ahead of Italian Ryegrass in your Hayfield

I had many phone calls this spring about the pest in the first picture, no not the cat, Italian ryegrass. As some of you were assessing your Bermudagrass hayfields in April, it was apparent that Italian ryegrass was present and in direct competition with the bermudagrass as it was breaking dormancy….
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Georgia Pesticide Waste Clean Day Event

Many of you inquire about old pesticides sitting in barns and sheds. Don’t miss your opportunity to properly dispose of these items. The Georgia department of Agriculture will be holding a pesticide waste clean day at Spence Field (site of the Sunbelt Ag Expo) in November. You must pre-register for…
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Harvest and Storm Update from Bob Kemerait

Like they say, “no rest for the weary.”  It looked like we were going to be able to get out of this with fairly dry weather and then here comes the potential for a tropical storm.  If the path of the storm continues, it should hit sometime late on Wednesday…
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Hurricane Michael Update By Pam Knox

Below is a post from the blog of UGA climatologist Pam Knox. Her blog is very useful and can be found at the following link: Pam Knox CASE Blog If you have not been paying attention to the tropics this week, now is the time to start. Tropical Storm Michael…
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Peanut Maturity and Harvest

Peanut harvest is going very well from the feedback I have been getting. I would like to make a few comments on maturity and harvest. While checking maturity on the board, peanuts planted from April to the first 3-4 days of may were mature at 137-145 DAP (Days after planting). Peanuts…
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