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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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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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2019 Southeastern Hay Contest

We just wanted to make sure everyone had the opportunity, and was aware of the 2019 Southeastern Hay Contest. Attached below, is the website, rules, and entry form. The deadline for entry into the SE Hay Contest is 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Southeastern Hay Contest 2019 2019…
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Purpling Discoloration in Ryegrass

I had a call recently about purpling on ryegrass cover whether it was nutrient deficient or if there was any disease by chance. I went to this field and made some observations as well as take leaf samples back to prepare slides for microscopic viewing to see if there may…
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