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Dooly County Extension Blog
  • Pesticide Clean Day September 30 in Cordele Posted by Jay Porter on Aug 31, 2016 The Georgia Department of Agriculture is proud to announce it has secured limited funding for a one day Georgia Clean Day Pesticide Waste Collection Day. The event will be held in Cordele State Farmers Market 1901 State Rt. 41-North Cordele, Ga. 31015, September 30, 2016 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  Georgia Clean...
  • Peanut White Mold Posted by Jay Porter on Aug 9, 2016 A White Mold update from Dr. Bob Kemerait: As of today, 8 August, I am receiving at least one, and usually more, reports of white mold daily.  Today alone I have had reports from Shane Curry, Appling County, Scott Carlson, Tift County, and Dr. Albert Culbreath.  Unfortunately for the grower in...
  • Sugarcane Aphids Present in Tifton Fields Posted by Jay Porter on Jun 29, 2016 Dr. Mike Toews reported today that he has had no problem locating small populations of sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum test plots around Tifton. Sugarcane aphids have also been found in fields in Calhoun, Miller, Mitchell, and Grady counties. They can be distinguished from other species of aphids by their smooth...
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