Tattnall County Extension

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4-H Plant and Tree Sale–Orders Due Feb. 10th!

4-H Tree and Plant Sale—Orders Due Friday, February 10th!   Download Your Order Form Here!   The Tattnall County Extension Office will be offering a variety of plants, shrubs and fruit trees for sale this month to raise funds for the Tattnall County 4-H program.   Starting a new fruit tree orchard…
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Assessing Pecan Damage From Hurricane Hermine

Lenny Wells, our UGA Pecan Specialist, has a timely update for those of us affected by the recent Hurricane.  Here is his recent update on storm damage from the hurricane: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Hermine passed through Georgia last week causing serious damage to portions of the pecan growing region but overall…
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Cattlemen’s Workshop Next Week–Everyone Invited!

The Tattnall County Cattlemen’s Association and UGA Extension would like to invite everyone to a Cattlemen’s Workshop next week on Thursday, September 15th, at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in Lyons.  This meeting is open for anyone interested in attending, not just Cattlemen’s members.  The meeting will last…
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Pest Alert–Spider Mites in Peanuts

  I found several dryland peanut fields yesterday with heavy spider mite infestations.  If left untreated, these spider mites can kill a portion or all of the peanut canopy.  Spider mites tend to be more of problem in hot, dry, weather, especially in dryland peanut fields.  Some growers may first…
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Causes of Bermudagrass Decline in Pastures and Hayfields

Bermudagrass decline is a term that broadly describes the gradual thinning and sometimes the outright loss of grass stands over time. The term is broad because the problem is often linked to several different causes. These primary causes are often exacerbated by extreme environmental stresses like drought, heavy rainfalls, harsh…
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Problems with Dogwood Trees

Dogwood Trees Chris Tyson, Tattnall Extension I have been getting a lot of calls lately about dogwood trees.  Some are getting spots on the leaves, some are wilting and dying, and some have been dropping leaves.  Others have just been planted and are struggling to survive.  Dogwood trees can make…
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Soil Health Workshop–June 21, 2016

A two part soil health workshop will be held next week at Joey Norman’s and Clayton Anderson’s farm.  This event will begin at Joey Norman’s farm in Glennville.  Lunch will be provided after this session.  After lunch, the group will visit Clayton Anderson’s farm in Bulloch County.  Please RSVP to…
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