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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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2021 Master Cattleman Program – sign up now

This is a great educational opportunity for our beef producers. Weekly sessions will focus on many topics that could improve cattle production and management for cattlemen. Please see the information on the schedule and speakers, and call to register with the county agents listed.
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Forage Updates for Growers

Next week is the Hay Field Day at Sunbelt Ag Expo. It is scheduled for October 21, 2020 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Click here for registration and more information: Hay Field Day. Upcoming Grassmaster’s educational series – This program is a 7-week series focusing on forage production that gives…
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Hay and Cattle Update

The Southeastern Hay Contest is still taking place this year. Entry samples must be received by September 1, 2020. Information on the rules of the contest and categories can be found at www.sehaycontest.com. Worth County has been well represented in past years of the contest. Another opportunity for cattle producers…
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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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Forage Management webinar series for cattle producers

Cattlemen and hay producers, following is an opportunity for you. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has a FREE series of webinars this spring focused on forage management. March 3rd:           Soil – The Foundation of Your Enterprise March 10th:         Forage Systems – Finding the Right Fit March 17th:         Grazing Management –…
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