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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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Planting Pecan Tree Demonstration

Attached is a video demonstration on how to best plant pecan trees from Dr. Lenny Wells (UGA Pecan Specialist) and some key points to remember. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoY49JQwm2A&feature=youtu.be   Key points to remember: 1-Prune lateral roots to 3-4″ 2-Prune the taproot to 2 ft in length. The taproot on the tree in…
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Upcoming Dates of Interest

Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day – September 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (from Georgia Peanut & Cotton Commission press release) The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Tifton,…
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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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