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EPA Comment Period for Organophosphates

An NGO group is currently petitioning the US EPA to revoke all food use tolerances for the organophosphate class of chemistry. The petitioners request that the Agency revoke all tolerances and cancel all associated registrations for food uses of the following organophosphate pesticides (OPs): Acephate, Densulide, Chlorethoxyfos, Chlorpyrifos-methyl, Diazinon, Dichlorvos,…
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2022 Farm Stress Summit

We wanted to let you know about an important event for community leaders and organizations across Georgia interested in supporting the mental health and well-being of rural farmers and their families.  From healthcare providers and nonprofits to county officials and faith leaders, the 2022 Farm Stress Conference welcomes all who want to further their…
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Upcoming Dates and Events

Georgia Clean Day The Georgia Pesticide Clean Day will be on May 3, 2022. The event will be held in Houston County at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. This event is free and open to all statewide commercial/private applicators, commercial contractors, and the pest control industry. It is…
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Upcoming Dates and Events

Georgia Pecan Growers Conference and Trade Show will be March 29-31 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Georgia. For more information, contact the Georgia Pecan Growers Association at 229-382-2187 or visit their website at: georgiapecan.org. Utilizing Precision Ag Technology Workshop – March 29 in Statesboro, GA and March 31…
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Celebrating Georgia Ag Week – March 21-25, 2022

Agriculture is big business in Worth County. Worth County agriculture has a great impact on the economic health of our county and communities. With agriculture being Georgia’s largest industry, we celebrate Georgia Ag Week the week of March 21-25, 2022. This week has been designated as “Georgia Agriculture Awareness Week…
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Using Pesticides Wisely for Georgia 2022

USING PESTICIDES WISELY for Georgia 2022 – Worth County All applicators driving the tractor/sprayer applying these herbicides (Engenia, Tavium, XtendiMax) must attend UPW during 2022 prior to using these products! Worth County Extension will offer UPW trainings at 11:00 a.m. on the following dates: Wednesday Friday March 16, 2022 March…
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