Bacon County Ag Update

Bayer Luna Products

If any of you decide to use any of Bayer’s Luna products, hopefully this chart developed by Annemiek Schilder (Michigan State) will help you make sure that you are using the correct product.  
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Federal Marketing Order for Pecans Passes

See release from USDA below: WASHINGTON, May 6, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing that pecan growers have voted to establish a Federal marketing order for pecans grown in 15 states. In a referendum conducted March 9 through March 30, 2016, a majority of…
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Can cotton’s unfortunate policy situation ever be changed?

  • For cotton, this present farm bill has been criticized for essentially providing no “safety net” when compared to the previous 2008 farm bill.
  • We need to look at the subsidies being provided in other countries and make sure US agriculture is provided a level playing field.

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Youth Summer Job Opening

Several paid interns are needed this summer by the entomology department to work on Spotted Wing Drosophila projects in the Bacon County Area. See the ad below.   Summer Job Opportunities (May 2016-August 2016)   The University of Georgia’s Fruit Entomology Lab is currently recruiting for research assistant positions for the summer 2016….
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Short term labor

Daniel Mejia with Mejia Produce LLC stopped by the office Friday. He has some workers that are available for picking now. He can be reached at 828 606-9647.  828 696-2674
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