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2018 Using Pesticides Wisely Classroom Trainings – Begin Next Week Posted by wtyson on Mar 12, 2018 Please refer to below handout for upcoming Using Pesticides Wisely Classroom Trainings. The one in Bulloch County will be held on Monday, March 19 and will begin at 9:00 am. Please notify the meeting location at least two days in advance of training you plan to attend.
Deltapine Cotton Update Posted by wtyson on Mar 12, 2018 Please refer to information below regarding the Deltapine Cotton Update:  Deltapine Cotton Update March 14, 2018 (Wednesday) 10:30 am with Lunch at noon Bulloch County Center for Ag in Statesboro Agenda: Deltapine Germplasm – Lloyd May (Breeder) Herbicide Update – Nick Chammoun (Agronomist) Climate Update – Will Henderson (TDR) Variety...
Reminder – Bulloch County Extension Peanut Meeting Tomorrow (March 6) Posted by wtyson on Mar 4, 2018 Please email Lisa at or call the Extension Office at 871-6130 by noon on today, March 5, so accurate preparations can be made for the meal. Peanut Production Meeting Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Bulloch County Center for Agriculture 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm There will be a Peanut Production...
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Annual bluegrass: a prolific weed Posted by cknight on Feb 27, 2018 Annual bluegrass (Poa annua) is a cool-season, annual grass that spreads by seed. Annual bluegrass has a tufted habit with a bright green leaf color and fine texture. Annual bluegrass seed germinates in late summer/early fall once soil temperatures fall below 70° F. Seedlings grow and mature in fall, overwinter in...
Check the Vegetable Planting Chart for fall vegetable options Posted by cknight on Aug 21, 2017 The UGA Extension Vegetable Planting Chart shows planting times for crops, as well as seeding rates and depths and days to maturity.  Many crops’ planting window for fall harvest is now. Check the chart for your favorite vegetable.  
Don’t let watering your lawn be too much of a good thing Posted by cknight on Aug 21, 2017 Turfgrasses, like all living plants, require water for growth and survival. Since rainfall patterns vary sometimes it’s necessary to supplement and irrigate your lawn.  Most all warm season perennial grass lawns (Centipede, Bermuda, St. Augustine, and  Zoysia) require about one inch of water a week.  However overwatering can result in...
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