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Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

Georgia Field Reports: Sporadic Rains Delay Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Comments Wade Hutcheson, Spalding County Hot conditions through Sunday. Rain early last week encouraged winter grazing planting to begin. Soybean harvest is slowly starting and producers are starting

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Cotton: Georgia Grown and Sewn T-Shirts Now Available

Cotton: Georgia Grown and Sewn T-Shirts Now Available

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 17, 2017

The Georgia Cotton Commission, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Georgia Grown, unveiled a new line of Georgia Grown T-Shirts grown and sewn locally in Georgia during the 40th Annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. “The Georgia

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Georgia Pecans: Season Off to Slower Start Than Anticipated

Georgia Pecans: Season Off to Slower Start Than Anticipated

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The season is getting a slower start than earlier anticipated. Growers are still cleaning up the orchards and harvesting pecans as they can. Some are cleaning out as much as thirty percent waste and debris along with pecans hit with

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Georgia Peanuts: Crown Rot Disease on the Rise

Georgia Peanuts: Crown Rot Disease on the Rise

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Aspergillus crown rot disease is on the rise in Georgia peanut fields and University of Georgia researchers are working to pinpoint why. At present, university scientists recommend that farmers encountering this problem in their fields stop saving seed from year

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Georgia Cotton: Keep it Clean and Pure in 2017

Georgia Cotton: Keep it Clean and Pure in 2017

👤By Taylor R. Sills, Georgia Cotton Commission 🕔Oct 11, 2017

With cotton harvest underway, it is important to “keep it clean and pure” this year. American cotton growers worked hard to gain a reputation for producing clean fiber, but over the last few years, reports have surfaced about contamination due to

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Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Takes Off, Cotton Expected to Pick Up

Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Takes Off, Cotton Expected to Pick Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. County Comments Heather Kolich, Forsyth County Conditions continued hot and dry until the fallout from Hurricane Nate brought a few sprinkles on Saturday and over 2 inches of rain

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Georgia: Pest Manager Training, St. Simons Island, Nov. 3

Georgia: Pest Manager Training, St. Simons Island, Nov. 3

👤By Willie Chance, University of Georgia, Retired 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Certified pesticide applicators, arborists and others can enjoy the beach and earn recertification credits at the Pest Manager Training  planned for Fri, Nov 3 at the St Simons Island Casino. Attendees can earn many types of recertification credits – GA,

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Georgia: 41st Annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week, Oct. 16-20

Georgia: 41st Annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week, Oct. 16-20

👤From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Oct 3, 2017

The Georgia Peanut Commission and Georgia Bankers Association will join forces Oct. 16-20, 2017, to promote the 41st annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week. Financial institutions and local banks across the state will offer a tribute to Georgia’s 3,400 peanut farm

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Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Grades Generally Good; Cotton Losses to Irma Higher Than Expected

Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Grades Generally Good; Cotton Losses to Irma Higher Than Expected

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. County Comments Paul Pugliese, Bartow County Practically no rain fell during the last half of September. Thankfully, we have had good rain this year up until this point. Pastures

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Georgia: Sunbelt Expo Celebrates 40 Years – October 17-19, Moultrie

Georgia: Sunbelt Expo Celebrates 40 Years – October 17-19, Moultrie

👤By Doug Mayo, University of Florida Extension Agent 🕔Oct 2, 2017

The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo will celebrate its 40th anniversary with this year’s show to be held on Tuesday, October 17 through Thursday, October 19, 2017 just outside of Moultire, Georgia.  Physical Location:  290-G Harper Boulevard, Moultrie, GA 31788-2157.  Gates open

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