Brooks County Ag Connection

Reminder! Training for Applying Auxin Herbicides in Auxin-Tolerant Technologies

On Februrary 23rd at 9:00 a.m. Brooks County Extension will be hosting an area training for applying auxin herbicides in Auxin -Tolerant Technologies with Dr. Stanley Culpepper.  This meeting will provide 3 hours private and/or 3 hours of commercial pesticide credits. Please refer to information below for more details.  Cotton…
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2016 Cotton Marketing Handouts

  The Brooks County Extension Cotton Marketing Meeting was held on January 19th, 2016, with Dr. Don Shurley.  I wanted to share the educational information that I distributed and discussed at this meeting.  I am providing links to the 2016 Row Crop Cost Comparison Budget (includes cotton, corn, peanuts, &…
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USDA to Cotton Farmers: “Sorry Guys…” Cotton not Declared an Oilseed

Article taken from Agfax.com Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said early Wednesday that USDA lawyers have determined the department does not have the authority to declare cottonseed an oilseed, as the cotton industry has asked. The declaration would make cottonseed eligible for farm subsidies, but after a speech to the National…
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2016 Vegetable Production Meeting

  The 2016 Brooks County Extension Vegetable Production Meeting will be held today at noon.  Dr. Tim Coolong will review recently updated food safety regulations and various vegetable varieties for 2016 plantings.  Also, I will have available 2016 Vegetable Crop Handbooks, fungicide spray programs, and fungicide efficacy charts.  Please make…
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