Worth County Ag News

Pecan Beginners Course April 16th

Attached is info from Dr. Lenny Wells Pecan blog on a pecan beginners course for those new to pecans or thinking about getting into pecan production. Pecan Beginners Course The Pecan Beginners Course will be held on April 16, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. See…
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2018 Georgia Cotton Quality Award Winners

Attached is an article on this years GA Cotton Quality Award Winners. It is broken up into four regions and three categories. This award banquet was held at the Georgia Cotton Commission’s 12th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop on January 30, 2019. The purpose of the awards are to recognize…
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Stinging Nettle in Pastures

I had a call this week on stinging nettle (fireweed) in bermuda/bahia pasture. It is a winter annual that is a nuisance because it has tiny hairs that embed in our skin when we touch it; and causes irritation for hours. Cattle tend to avoid it, but but it can…
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2019 Worth County Row Crop Disease Meeting 2/12/19

Our 2019 Row Crop Disease Meeting went well. We had Richey Seaton with the cotton commission speak on what the cotton commission does and what their goals are. Dr. Bob Kemerait spoke on peanuts, cotton, and corn. His topics ranged from fungicide programs, current research updates, new products, pest biology…
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County Cotton Meeting 2/8/2019

We had a good turnout for our 2019 cotton county meeting. Dr. Whitaker gave an update on cotton varieties, agronomics, and plant growth regulators. Dr. Harris gave an update from his most recent research in cotton fertility, and he mentioned questions he has had on hurricane debris for spreading in…
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