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  • Colquitt County Extension Beef Cattle and Forage Newsletter Posted by Jeremy Kichler on Nov 19, 2020 Reminders… Start feeding a high magnesium mineral supplement 30 days before cattle are turned in on winter grazing.     MINERAL SUPPLIMENTS FOR BEEF CATTLE Bull sale season is starting. Evaluate your herd bulls and start looking if you need a new bull BULL BUYING GUIDE If you are fall calving then...
  • Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 11/12/20 Posted by Jeremy Kichler on Nov 15, 2020 In this issue: November 12, 2020 Current SituationMonthly Climate Summary Cotton Nematode Samples Nematode Sample Guideline Critical Thinking points for Wild Radish Control Pecan Storage Current Situation:  According to the Weekly Crop Progress report, the cotton and peanut harvest is behind in Georgia.  In Colquitt County, growers  have harvested about...
  • 2020 UGA Cotton Defoliation Recommendations Posted by Jeremy Kichler on Oct 12, 2020 This year has been a challenging year for cotton defoliation, especially dryland production. Specific rates should be adjusted according to temperature, humidity, day-length, plant leaf condition and maturity, expected weather, and desired effects such as defoliation, regrowth control, boll opening and/or weed control. Defoliants should be applied in a minimum...
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Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.

Production Agriculture:
Statewide Variety Testing
Statewide Variety Testing Which varieties should you plant? The variety testing team does the work and research for farmers.
UGA Weather Network
UGA Weather Network Reliable weather information for agricultural and environmental applications, including soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and more.
Pesticide Safety Education
Pesticide Safety Education Everything you need to achieve certification and maintain the knowledge to safely and effectively make use of restricted-use and all other types of pesticides.
Sustainable Agriculture A collection of resources for those interested in production and marketing practices that are profitable, environmentally sound, and that improve the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and the community.
Ag Budgets and Economics Resources for production economics, farm management, marketing, situation and outlook, risk management, financial management, farm policy, labor, and taxation.
Farmgate Value Report
Farmgate Value Report Annual county-level reports documenting the value of all food and fiber commodities grown in the state.
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Home & Garden:
Soil Testing
Soil Testing Ensure that your soil is productive! Get your soil tested to determine the amount and kind of nutrients that should be added for the best growth.
Pest Management
Pest Management Recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, in the home garden, and more.
Household Water Quality
Household Water Quality Water quality has an immediate and a prolonged effect on the health of your household. This publication series contains basic information about home water quality and treatment.
Home Garden Publication Series
Home Garden Publication Series Topics include garden planning, soil preparation, weed control, pollination, disease and insect control, harvesting, and preserving.
Georgia Green Industry Professional Development The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture offers professional training and certifications for the Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam and Super Crew employee training series.
Schools:
Community and School Gardens This Community and School Gardens blog is designed to help community and school gardeners succeed by connecting them to UGA Extension and other research-based resources.
Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity, or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.
Email the Ag Agents if more information is needed!!