UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

GCA YCC Herd Sire Endowment Program

“Given the ever increasing costs of cattle production, we recognize how tough it can be for young producers to get started in the business. Thanks to the support of a generous producer we have the opportunity to offset some of that cost through this program. The endowment will allow a young producer to take advantage of superior genetics and offset the cost of a significant financial investment.”
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Why you still need to contact FSA

Tony Rogers is the County Executive Director for the Bleckley-Pulaski-Twiggs Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office in Cochran, Georgia, and he is working out of the Putnam County Office one day a week, evaluating farms that have submitted Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) applications. He discussed LFP, LIP, and NAP assistance at a Cattlemen’s Association meeting Monday night, in Gray.
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Changing Crops

We are experiencing one of the driest years of the last decade, and even so sometimes I think we are still incredibly lucky compared to others. I just returned from a quick trip to western Kansas, where many of their row crop harvests are finally starting return to more normal…
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Commercial Pesticide Credit for Category 31 or 35 Commercial Applicator’s License Holders

October 26, 2016-Flies Dr. Jerry Hogsette is a research entomologist, specializing in flies, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s –Agricultural Research Service Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology. Ms. Erin Monteagudo has a M.S. degree in urban entomology from the University of Florida. She is employed, as technical director,…
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Why you should go to the Sunbelt Ag. Expo…

Pros (http://sunbeltexpo.com/about/): Where else can you receive a full days education and entertainment for a $10 admission ticket (parking is free, $20 for multi-day tickets, tickets can be bought online in advance for $8, http://sunbeltexpo.com/visitors/). For such a large spread out farm show, they do have structure for the handicapped…
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