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Ambrosia Beetles have been an issue for some Pecan growers in Cook County.  The beetles can damage the trees, and there are ways to help prevent that. Building these beetle traps can help capture them. Contact  the Cook Co. Extension office, on how to help assist you with the control and detection of these Ambroisa Beetles.

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Extension News
  • King Cotton Awards King Cotton Awards link Brooks County Extension Coordinator Stephanie Hollifield and Grady County ANR agent Ty Torrance receive prestigious awards. By Taylor Sills | Published: 11/18/2019
  • D.W. Brooks Lecture D.W. Brooks Lecture link CAES recognizes innovated faculty at D.W. Brooks Lecture. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 11/14/2019
  • Pecan Yields Down Pecan Yields Down link Drought, hot temperatures had a negative impact on southwest Georgia pecan crop. By Maria Sellers | Published: 11/15/2019
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