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  • Rainfall has covered the county in the last 7 days, and the soil is wet. Many growers have been busy planting cotton and peanuts, even up until the rain came yesterday. The corn crop is really growing at this time, and melons, beans and other vegetables are coming along, also. Below is the observed precipitation…

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  • Dr. Bart Clewis with Syngenta is offering more paraquat webinar training opportunities for growers and applicators in the month of May. These trainings can be attended on a date that is convenient for the applicator. Paraquat training is required every 3 years. Register by clicking on the following link: Paraquat Training Webinar Registration 2024 Worth…

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  • There are now more training opportunities available for paraquat applicators. This training is required every 3 years for applicators. The training provides important information about paraquat’s toxicity, new label requirements and restrictions, and the consequences of misuse. If an applicator needs the paraquat training, then there are several webinar and in-person opportunities this month. Dr. Bart…

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  • Paraquat Training Webinars (online) Certified applicators must successfully complete an EPA-approved training program before mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat, as required by the EPA’s Paraquat Dichloride Human Health Mitigation Decision. Training is required every 3 years. The training provides important information about paraquat’s toxicity, new label requirements and restrictions, and the consequences of misuse. If…

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  • The 2024 Georgia Conservation Tillage Alliance’s Annual Meeting and Cover Crop Field Day will be held in Americus, Georgia, at the USDA Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center on Tuesday,  April 2, 2024. The meeting will start at 10 am with registration and conclude at 2 pm.   UGA Extension Specialists, Dr. Stanley Culpepper and Dr. Taylor…

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  • Certified applicators must successfully complete an EPA-approved training program before mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat, as required by the EPA’s Paraquat Dichloride Human Health Mitigation Decision. The training provides important information about paraquat’s toxicity, new label requirements and restrictions, and the consequences of misuse. Training is required every 3 years. If an applicator needs the…

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  • Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) updates their deer management plan every 5-6 years, and the time for them to update the deer management plan has arrived. As a part of this, they have developed an online survey to gather input (link below). It is rather long, but there are important parts to this survey…

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  • The Worth County 4-H and FFA Hog Show will be tomorrow, Saturday, March 2, 2024, beginning at 11:00 a.m. We welcome anyone in the community and county to come out and give your support to these youth and their livestock projects. This year there will be a show pig sale on Monday, March 4, starting…

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  • We had a great turnout at the UPW training today in Worth County for our applicators. This training is required for applicators prior to applying in-crop dicamba products on cotton and/or soybeans in 2024. If an applicator was not able to join us this morning, make sure to attend one of the other trainings. Other…

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  • Cattle producers, this is just a few miles away from us! Don’t miss out. If you would like to register for either of these days or to get more information, click on: UGA Beef Programs, then select Short Courses or Live Animal Programs. Location: Tifton Bull Evaluation Center, Irwinville Address: 2347 GA HWY 32 West,…

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