Tattnall County Extension

Local News for 4-H, Agriculture, and Family and Consumer Science

Weed of the Week

  I was driving down Highway 121 today and noticed something growing on the side of the road.  It had really bright yellow flowers and it looked like it had beans on it. It was not something I had noticed before so I stopped to take a look.   As…
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UGA Cotton Defoliation Timing Recommendations

As I have been out in the county I have seen some cotton fields that are not too far off from needing to be defoliated. In this post I will write about the University of Georgia recommendations for cotton-defoliation timing. Because cotton produces fruit indeterminately and not all at once we…
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Soybean Rust Update

The University of Georgia has been monitoring for Asian Soybean Rust through a Soybean Sentinel Plot Program. Soybean plots have been planted throughout Georgia and are checked for soybean rust on a regular basis to monitor for the appearance and spread of soybean rust. Soybean rust has been found in…
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Southeastern Hay Contest

The deadline to enter the Southeast Hay contest is September 28, 2015.  See the press release for more info on the contest.  To see complete rules and registration for the contest visit the Southeast Hay Contest Web site.  
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Almost Time to Start Checking Peanuts

      Well, its that time of year again.  As we move into September, we start “hull scraping” peanuts to check for maturity.  I like to start looking at peanuts on the maturity board once they get about 125 days of age.  This is a good time to see…
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Upcoming Forestry Meeting

Mark your calendars! UGA Extension and UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry are hosting a Regional Forestry Meeting for landowners, timber managers, and foresters on October 6th, 2015 right here in our own backyard! This meeting will be a great opportunity for anyone who has interests in forestry.  We will be discussing forest management…
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