Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

2016 Pecan Meeting

Colquitt County Extension partners with Colquitt’s Young Farmers Association to host 2016 Pecan Update Date: Tomorrow night, Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Colquitt County Extension Office Guest Speaker: Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist Please RSVP: Call (229)616-7455
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2016 Cotton Enterprise Budgets

Attached below are the 2016 Cotton Enterprise Budgets from UGA extension Economist, Dr. Don Shurley. Click on the links to open the budgets for: (Strip-Till, irrigated) 2016-ST-IRR (Strip-Till, non-irrigated) 2016-ST-NI (conventional tillage, irrigated) 2016-CONV-IRR (conventional tillage, non-irrigated) 2016-CONV-NI
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2016 University of Georgia and Georgia Department of Agriculture Required Classroom Trainings for Applying Auxin Herbicides in Auxin-Tolerant Technologies

Cotton and soybean varieties with tolerance to auxin herbicides (2,4-D or dicamba) are nearing commercialization. Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely”. The training will focus on helping applicators/growers make…
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I’m putting out High-Mag mineral, but cows are still going down?

Deidre Harmon, PhD Student, The University of Georgia. Lawton Stewart, Extension Beef Specialist, The University of Georgia. What is grass tetany and why is magnesium important? Grass tetany, also known as grass staggers, magnesium (Mg) tetany, hypomagnesemia, and wheat pasture poisoning, is a nutritional disorder caused by either 1) an…
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