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Peanut Update

There has been a lot of harvesting of peanuts in Worth County this week. With this, we have been checking a lot of peanut maturity samples. Even with the heat speeding up cotton maturity, peanuts appear to be on schedule as normal. There are some dryland fields and different situations…
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Southeastern Hay Contest

The 2020 Southeastern Hay Contest is continuing even though the Sunbelt Expo has been cancelled for this year. Hay producers that are interested in entering the contest or getting more information can visit the website at www.sehaycontest.com. There are 7 categories in which growers can enter depending on their production…
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Update for the Week – June 12, 2020

Many happenings through all parts of the county this week. Here is the latest update: CORN: Much of the corn in the county has tasseled in the last week or two. The main thing to be scouting for or protecting against is Southern corn rust (SCR) – as of today,…
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Cooler Temperatures? Things to Consider about Peanut Planting

Peanut growers will need to consider different factors with the cooler temperatures that we will be experiencing the next few days and nights. Following are some thoughts from UGA Extension Specialists, Dr. Scott Monfort and Dr. Bob Kemerait. Also, for more weather information, check out the website http://weather.uga.edu/ to get…
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Farm Recovery Block Grants – Enrollment Begins Next Week

Enrollment opens on March 18, 2020 and closes on April 8, 2020. Following is information from the Georgia Department of Agriculture. The link to access application and information is: farmrecovery.com. The Georgia Department of Agriculture will begin accepting online applications for the $347 million in block grant funds on March…
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