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Wheeler and Jeff Davis County Extension

Georgia Verified Program and Georgia Beef Challenge

Georgia Verified Program Enrollment forms for this program are being developed.   The first sale is November 9, 2017 at Northeast GA Livestock. If you are interested in participating in this inaugural sale, be aware the calves would have needed to be weaned by September 25 (yesterday.)  Please let you county…
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Forage Questions Answered

Frequently asked questions ANSWERED from UGA Forage Specialist, Dennis Hancock.   1) Winter grazing seed costs (why they are high) and choices: https://youtu.be/U87FnL-1Wy4 2) Black oats vs. forage oats for grazing and baleage: https://youtu.be/BgfP9VRYYmU 3) Why timing the last cutting of bermudagrass is important: https://youtu.be/aXlc2w7PLMw
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ADM Recalls Rough-N-Ready Cattle Feed

ADM Animal Nutrition Recalls Rough-N-Ready Cattle Feed A specific lot of product contains elevated levels of monensin, could harm cattle ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), is recalling 50-pound bags of Rough-N-Ready 14 BT cattle feed, product number 54787BHB24, because the product contains elevated…
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Georgia Beef Commission Check Off Vote

Georgia Beef producers to vote on continuation of Georgia Beef Commission check off The Georgia Agriculture Commodity Commission for Beef was established at the request of Georgia cattlemen in 2014 by the Georgia Legislature. Georgia beef producers voted to approve a marketing order to establish a $1 per head assessment…
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2017 Wheeler & Telfair County Production Meetings

DATE                                      MEETING                                                          LOCATION                                              TIME   Thurs  Jan 12-                  Cotton Production                                            Southern Star Grill- McRae                               6:00 pm Wed Jan 25-                    Ag Economics- Livestock                                  Southern Star Grill- McRae                              12:00 noon Thurs Jan 26-                 Corn Production                                                  Southern Star Grill- McRae                             12:00 noon Fri Jan…
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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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