Brooks County Ag Connection

Peanut Production Meeting

Brooks County Extension will be hosting a Peanut Production meeting tomorrow (February 28) at noon with Dr. Mark Abney and Dr. Glen Harris. We will be providing a sponsored lunch, so please RSVP to 263-4103.
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Small Ruminant Animal Production

Brooks County will be hosting a Small Ruminant clinic on Saturday, March 4 at noon. We will begin with lunch at the Ag Building then travel to Spring Acres Farm for onsite teaching and demonstrations. Please see flyer below for more information. Small Ruminant Clinic flyer
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Georgia Citrus Association Annual Meeting

If you are interested in citrus production, please make plans to attend the Georgia Citrus Association Annual Meeting, February 27th from 9:00-3:00 pm in Tifton.  If you would like more information or to register for this event, please follow the link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/georgia-citrus-association-annual-meeting-tickets-31756818499      
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Storm Recovery

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone effected by the recent storms. If you or someone you know needs storm recovery resources, please utilize and share the information in the links below. Links provide information related to: storm recovery, food storage, financial planning, and restoring your home. http://www.fcs.uga.edu/extension/disasters http://eden.lsu.edu/Topics/Hazards/Tornado/Pages/TornadoTipsforEarlyRecovery.aspx  
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Brooks County Extension 2017 Production Meetings

I wanted to provide you the meetings I have currently scheduled for Brooks County Extension.  Commercial and Private Pesticide credits will be available for all meetings.  I will add the Pecan Production Meeting and others as needed, later in the season.  Brooks County Extension will mail postcard reminders to all…
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Brooks County Pecan Pruning Clinic

      I wanted to share with you information pertaining to a pecan pruning clinic that we will be conducting in January.  The meeting will cover information related to the pruning of young pecan trees and planting demonstrations.  Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan specialist will be demonstrating pruning techniques…
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FSA Notice – Livestock Forage Disaster Program

I wanted to foward the following notice from Brooks County FSA.  Hopefully, this will prove useful to Brooks County cattle producers.  Please contact Brooks County FSA for more information. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  Notice from Brooks County FSA:  Livestock Forage Losses Producers in Brooks County are eligible to apply…
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Brooks County – Drought impact reporting

    Please take time to follow the link below to submit a drought impact report.  The National Drought reporter map is located at the attached link and records impacts and reports.  Brooks County is currently experiencing the negative impact, in production agriculture, from the lack of significant rainfall since…
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