Bacon County Ag Update

Livestock Production Meeting-panels and Facilities

Bacon County Extension and Bacon County Young Farmers will have a joint meeting on August 22. The speaker and sponsor is Justin Jones with All American Panel, LLC.   They are based in Nichols, Georgia and are a distributor of livestock handling equipment. Where: Bacon County High School Ag Classroom…
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Cattle feed recall- ADM Animal Nutrition

I received this notice from Dr. Segers this morning.   ADM Animal Nutrition Recalls Rough-N-Ready Cattle Feed A specific lot of product contains elevated levels of monensin, could harm cattle ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), is recalling 50-pound bags of Rough-N-Ready 14 BT…
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Fire Ant Control

There are three major treatments for problematic fire ants: individual mound treatment, baits, and broadcast granulars. Each treatment has its own advantages and disadvantages and therefore work best in certain contexts. Individual mound treatments Individual mound treatments are just that, insecticides applied to a specific problem mound. These are useful…
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Confirmed H7, Presumptive Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Georgia

I was to make sure you were aware. Press Release – For Immediate Release Monday, March 27, 2017 Office of Communications 404-656-3689 julie.mcpeake@agr.georgia.gov   Confirmed H7, Presumptive Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Georgia   A flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation located in…
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Ag Safety Awareness Week – Animal space

This is day 2 of Ag Safety Awareness Week and the topic of the day is Animal spaces. I will be concentrating on Cattle Handling. Here are some tips when working with Cattle:   – Cattle are herding animals (as are sheep and goats). Consequently they have separation anxiety when separated from…
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