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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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Alfalfa in Bermuda Checklist

There has been some questions on inter-seeding alfalfa in bermudagrass. Attached is a link to the Southeast Cattle Advisor website for good references and a good article on what all factors you need to consider for this to be successfully done. This article was written by Dr. Jennifer Tucker (UGA…
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GrassMasters Educational Series

Worth County cattle, forage, or hay producers will be interested in an upcoming educational opportunity.  The UGA GrassMasters educational series will begin on January 27 in Fitzgerald, GA.  Participants will meet weekly for seven sessions that focus on forage production.  Please see the details on the flyer below.  To register,…
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Preparing for Fall through Winter Calving and Breeding

Written below is the latest post from the Beef Tips ‘n Advice blog. https://site.extension.uga.edu/beef/ By Jason Duggin (UGA Beef Extension Specialist) “Has the hay you plan to feed this winter been tested?  If so, you have the tools necessary to help maintain appropriate body condition for your herd and better…
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