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Jenkins County Production Meetings

Jenkins County Production Meetings It is once again time for our winter meetings. At each meeting, commercial and private pesticide credits will be awarded. Please make every effort to call (cell or office) or e-mail if you plan to attend 478-982-4408. This ensures that we will have enough food. As…
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Late Season Kudzu Bug Infestations

The second generation of kudzu bugs is showing up a little later this year. I was in a soybean field this week that is around growth stage R4 or R5 and has not been treated yet for insects. Adults and kudzu bug nymphs are present on the plants. The numbers…
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Georgia Grazing School & Dairy Grazing Conference

UGA Extension will host Grazing School on Nov. 11 in Moultrie, GA at the Sunbelt Ag. Expo. This workshop will focus on soil fertility, forage crop establishment, plant growth, animal nutrient requirements, and management-intensive grazing . This year, we will be holding the Grazing School in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic…
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Time for Peanut Maturity Clinics to begin

Growers should be getting their peanuts tested for maturity beginning around 125-130 days old and then use the hull scrape results from there to determine when to dig. The picture above came from Rome Ethredge down in Seminole County last week. The point is peanuts planted the last week of April…
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How Long Will Armyworms Hang On?

It seems that foliage feeding caterpillars appeared early this year & with aggressive attitudes. They can appear at significantly high numbers any time from June-August. Often there are events that can impact their numbers and help us with control. Army worms spend 10-14 days pupating underground, 2-3 weeks as worms,…
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