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Sawyer On Crops: How Did Pecans Finish? – South Georgia Pine Podcast

Sawyer On Crops: How Did Pecans Finish? – South Georgia Pine Podcast

👤Andrew Sawyer, Wilcox County, Georgia, Extension Coordinator 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Andrew Sawyer, Wilcox County, Georgia, Extension Coordinator, brings us an update on how the pecan crop seems to be finishing out. His guest on this episode of South Georgia Pine: Lenny Wells, Georgia Extension pecan specialist.

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Georgia Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 31

Georgia Cotton Production Workshop, Tifton, Jan. 31

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 11, 2017

The Georgia Cotton Commission will hold its 10th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, January 31, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The annual meeting is held in conjunction with the UGA Cotton Production Workshop conducted by the UGA Research & Extension

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Georgia Cotton Commission Announces King Cotton Extension Awards

Georgia Cotton Commission Announces King Cotton Extension Awards

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 8, 2017

Georgia’s cotton farmers rely on local University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension agents to deliver timely and accurate information needed as they make decisions about all aspects of their crops. Every year, the Georgia Cotton Commission presents its King Cotton

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Georgia: Small Grain, Forage Weed Control – Get It Done By Christmas

Georgia: Small Grain, Forage Weed Control – Get It Done By Christmas

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension Agent 🕔Dec 8, 2017

We’ve had 3/10″ of rain so far with the cold front. This is really going to help our grazing crops get going.  One thing we need to think about now is weed control. UGA Extension Weed Scientist Dr. Stanley Culpepper says we need to

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Georgia Small Grains: Managing Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids

Georgia Small Grains: Managing Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia County Extension Agent 🕔Dec 1, 2017

Above is a wide blade Triticale 342 planted for grazing. It resembles that of oats. They are looking good this week despite no rain. As I was looking at this field for weed control issues, I noticed a few bird cherry-oat

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Georgia Corn: Yields Lower Than Last Year’s Crop

Georgia Corn: Yields Lower Than Last Year’s Crop

👤By Julie Jernigan, University of Georgia 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Georgia’s corn yields were lower than expected this season due to prolonged cloudy conditions this summer, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension corn, soybean and small grains agronomist Reagan Noland. Following this harvest season, Noland said that farmers reported

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Georgia Pecans: Finding Odd Nuts During Harvest

Georgia Pecans: Finding Odd Nuts During Harvest

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Nov 28, 2017

Every year people bring me a host of odd-ball nuts they run across during harvest. No, I’m not referring to people here but actual pecans. I get tiny pecans the size of a pinky-nail as well as those that have some sort

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Georgia’s Peach Farmers Hoping for Colder Winter This Year

Georgia’s Peach Farmers Hoping for Colder Winter This Year

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Nov 28, 2017

Cooler temperatures are needed this winter to avoid another disastrous peach season, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension County coordinator in Taylor and Peach counties.  Last year’s mild winter contributed to Georgia’s peach industry suffering an 80

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Georgia: Winter Forage Off to Good Start

Georgia: Winter Forage Off to Good Start

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension Agent 🕔Nov 22, 2017

For the most part, we are off to a good start with our winter forages. They look to have established and tillering well. We still need a few more inches of grow before we can let cows graze. Above is

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Georgia Pecans: Twig Girdler Damage

Georgia Pecans: Twig Girdler Damage

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension Agent 🕔Nov 22, 2017

I was asked what could almost perfectly cut a branch of a young pecan tree. Looking at the trees and where they are planted, we thought about wildlife – deer. This is right on the Ocmulgee too, so they are

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