Brooks County Ag Connection

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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Swine Showmanship Short-course

Decatur County will be hositng a swine showmanship course in Bainbridge on December 2nd and 3rd, 2016.  Mr. Beeler is the ultimate showmanship judge for youth across the nation.  This is a once in a lifetime experience for all attendees including adults, gaining valuable insight and important life lessons. Contact:…
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Brooks County Peanut Hull Scraping 2016

        I wanted to let you know that we started scraping peanuts this week at the Brooks County Extension office.  Please follow the attached  link, providing information regarding collecting peanut samples for hull scraping.  Please give me a call if you have questions. 2016 Peanut Clinic Info…
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2016 Brooks County Silage Trial Results

I want to share results obtained from the Brooks County 2016 Corn Silage Variety trial.  We planted this trial on April 25th and harvested 14 weeks later on July 27th.  This year’s trial included 69 replications, 23 varieties replicated three times each.   The varieties are ranked according to two different parameters, lbs. of milk/acre…
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Perennial Peanut Production Field Day

If you are interested in perennial peanut production, please make plans to attend the field day being held tommorrow at University of Florida – Quincy research station.  Follow the link below for schedule of events. 2016 Perennial Peanut Field Day Agenda – HANDOUT 7-23-16      
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