Bacon County Ag Update

Monitor your field moisture levels

You may need to increase your irrigation frequency or application rate. I am thinking of several of the blueberry fields that I have visited in the last several days, but this information applies to anything else you are trying to grow. Our daytime temperatures are rising as we head into summer, couple this…
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Should you plant winter annuals?

There are several days within the next week with a good chance of rain in our upcoming forecast. The article below from Dennis Hancock will provide you with some insight on making a decision to plant and what the best option may be. For parts of Georgia and the Southeast, the forecast is…
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Managed Grazing

This is an Article from Progressive Farmer. It is a good illustration of how a change in pasture management can really effect forage production and supplementation. Progressive Farmer — April 2016 Micromanaged Grazing Becky Mills, Contributor A forage system doesn’t have to be big to be effective. James and Barbara Strickland…
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Bacon County Forage Field Day

Quick Reminder for Forage Field Day to be held this Thursday. It’s located just off of Big Creek Church Road. Dennis Hancock, Forage Extension Specialist will be discussing Nitrogen sources for hay fields and pastures. We will have a discussion on weed control and Bermuda stem Maggot. Pesticide Credits will be…
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