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It’s Time for Pecan Leaf Tissue Sampling

Pecan growers, it’s that time again. Following is some timely information and instruction on pecan tissue sampling from Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist. Following are the steps for taking leaf samples: Collect 50-100 middle-pair of leaflets from the middle leaf of this year’s growth (See figure above). Use terminal shoots…
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2020 Commercial Pecan Spray Guide

To pecan growers and anyone interested, attached you will find the 2020 UGA Commercial Pecan Spray Guide made available to you. Please call us with any questions you may have or if we can offer assistance in any way. Here is the pdf: 2020 Pecan Spray Guide Here is also…
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Georgia Cotton Commission’s 13th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop

Cotton growers and other interested parties, make plans to attend next Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  The GA Cotton Commission Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Please register at the following link to help in planning for breaks and lunch:…
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Fertilizing Winter Annuals

Following is an article on “Fertilizing Winter Annuals” by Jeremy Kichler, Colquitt County Extension Coordinator.  We have been getting some questions recently about winter grazing, and this is some timely information.  If we can be of assistance, let us know. By Jeremy Kichler, Colquitt County CEC  Winter annual forages can…
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Fertilizing Wheat

Please see this information from Rome Ethredge, interim UGA Grain Agronomist, on fertilizing wheat. Pre-plant Nitrogen fertilizer will depend mostly on what was just harvested from the field this season.  Below are recommended N amounts: Cotton – 35 to 40 lbs/ac Corn or Fallow – 30 to 35  lbs/ac Soybeans – 15…
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Pecan Tissue Sampling Timing and Analysis

Read below on timing for pecan leaf tissue sampling and analysis from Dr. Lenny Wells (UGA Pecan Extension Specialist). Leaf sampling is the most important tool pecan growers have for determining their fertility needs. While soil samples are helpful for checking soil pH and determining any potential problems with competitive uptake…
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Nutritional Considerations Going into Calving

Hello everyone, attached you will find some good information about nutritional considerations this season going into calving written by the UGA Specialist and an ag agent in collaboration. Lawton Stewart, Extension Animal Scientist, UGA Roger Gates, Whitfield County Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent, UGA Cooperative Extension This year has proved…
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