Brooks County Ag Connection

Brooks County Corn/Soybean Production Meeting

Come hear about the variety and production updates for corn and soybean production in 2018 on December 8 at noon. UGA’s new corn, soybean and small grain specialist, Dr. Reagan Noland will be speaking. RSVP to office at 229-263-4103 by Monday, December 4th.
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Hurricane Irma and Pecans

Below is a blog post from Lenny Wells, pecan specialist about Hurricane Irma. After a blog post about the approach of one of the Tropical Storms that came through Georgia last year, a friend of mine said to me, “You couldn’t offer them any advice except to turn the water off?”…
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Lowndes Pecan Meeting

Lowndes County is having a pecan production meeting next Monday, July 17th from 12 pm to 2 pm. Please let the Lowndes Office know if you plan to go. Their number is (229)333-5185.
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Update – Asian Soybean Rust

Just wanted to give you update on the 2017 monitoring for Asian Soybean Rust (ASR) in Sentinel plots.   As of yesterday, Asian Soybean Rust was found on kudzu in Sentinel plots in Brooks County.  Kudzu is an alternative host for Phakopsora pachyrihizi, the fungus that causes Asian soybean rust.  Alternative hosts…
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Perennial Peanut Field Day

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting the annual Perennial Peanut Field Day tomorrow from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida. Topics including perennial peanut disease management, nitrogen fixation in perennial peanut systems, and weed control…
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Small Ruminant Production Training

There will be a small ruminant production training program held in Lowndes County during the month of June. This program is hosted as part of the Journeyman program but you do not have to participate in part 1 to attend. You will just not be eligible for the Journeyman program….
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Brooks County Pecan Production Meeting

              Brooks County Extension will be presenting our annual Pecan Production meeting on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  The meeting will be held in orchard and begin at 10:00 am.  We will meet initially at Lawson’s Peach Shed, Morven, GA and travel, by tram, from…
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