Wilcox County Ag

Pesticide License Recertification Credits

Willie Chance is a retired county agent who has done a great job organizing classes where all types of commercial pesticide license can receive certification hours. There is a class next week in Valdosta if you are in need of some hard to get credit hours. Need Recertification credits? Register…
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Does Anyone Know You’re Doing A Good Job?

Former County Agent in Seminole County, Rome Ethredge, wrote this article in Growing America. You can see it at that link, but I posted it below too. Rome was the agent I trained with, and the best person to ever know. I love the way he wrote this article as…
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WTIF Hometown Country Farm Show

One of the first 4-Hers I met in Thomas County was Hope Nelson. She showed a pig every year, competed in DPA and was involved in other 4-H programs. She is now a student at ABAC working at WTIF Hometown Country 107.5FM. She has started an ag program where she interviews county…
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South Georgia Pine Ag Update

I’ve told many of you about a weekly radio program I do with an update on field crop conditions around the county and area. It’s called the South Georgia Pine Ag Update and originated in Thomas County. We wanted to keep it going, so I now record it here in…
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Spring Time?

Here are some pictures from in and outside of Wilcox County this week. It has been warm for 2 weeks straight and lots of trees blooming….. a lot of trees, except pecans… However, pecan won’t be long here, I’ve heard that some hit budbreak in Thomas County this week… Small…
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A New Look At Wilcox County Recreation Department

I’ve been working with Michael Pomirko our Wilcox County Recreation Director on some amendments with the fields. Mike has done a really great job getting things started. They’ve done a lot of work on the fields and also painting fixtures. He also has some really good help with two high…
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New County Agent

Hey everyone, I am the new county agent for agriculture and natural resources in Wilcox County. My name is Andrew Sawyer, and I have been with UGA Extension for 6 years now. Coming from Thomas County, I have worked with many of the crops / forestry that we have in…
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