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Wheeler and Jeff Davis County Extension

2017 Jeff Davis County Ag Production Meetings

We have our County Production Meetings scheduled for 2017. Private and Commercial pesticide applicators will receive 1 hour of re-certification credit for all meetings except the Ag Economic and Irrigation Meetings. You must RSVP  (912-375-6648) at least two days before the meeting so we have a head count for the meal.
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2017 Ag Forecast

2017 Series Schedule Dates and Locations: Wednesday, Jan. 18: Macon – Georgia Farm Bureau state office building Keynote speaker: Bob Redding, Farm Bill Update Monday, Jan. 23: Tifton – UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center Keynote speaker: Bob Redding, Farm Bill Update Wednesday, Jan. 25: Lyons – Toombs County Agri-Center Keynote…
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Agricultural Lime and By-Product Limes

Agricultural limestone is the main product used to adjust soil pH. However there are also a number of lime by-products such as wood ash and various materials coming out of pulp/paper mills available. How does a farmer know if a lime by-product is sufficient to use on their crop land and if it is worth the money they are paying?  To answer that, let’s take a look at what lime is and what types of characteristics make products good to use to raise soil pH.
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