UGA Extension Office

Farmers

2023 Middle Georgia Production Meeting Schedule

**PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE AT 478-987-2028 TO RSVP FOR ANY MEETING YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE 1HR OF PRIVATE OR 1HR OF COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE CREDIT. A MEAL WILL BE PROVIDED FOR YOU**
 
Weed:
When: Friday, February 10th, 2023
Where: Dooly County Community Center - 2332 Pine Street (US Hwy 41), Unadilla, GA 31091
Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 6th, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Erik Prostko, Dr. Stanley Culpepper
Topics: Row Crop Weed Control and Label Changes

Peanut:
When: Thursday, February 16th, 2023
Where: Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter Street. Oglethorpe, GA 31068
Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 10th, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Scott Monfort, Dr. Glen Harris
Topics: Peanut Agronomy and Fertility

Precision Ag & Irrigation:
When: Monday, February 20th, 2023
Where: Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter Street. Oglethorpe, GA 31068
Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Registration Deadline: February 15th, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Wes Porter, Dr. Simer Virk
Topics: Precision Ag, Technology, and Irrigation for Row Crops

Cotton:
When: Thursday February 23rd, 2023
Where: Houston County Extension Office – 2030 Kings Chapel Road, Perry, GA 31069
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 17th, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Camp Hand, Dr. Phillip Roberts, Dr. Amanda Smith
Topics: Cotton Agronomy, Cotton Insect, and Cotton Economy Updates

Corn & Soybean:
When: Tuesday, February 28th, 2023
Where: Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter Street. Oglethorpe, GA 31068
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Richard Roth, Dr. Eric Prostko
Topics: Corn & Soybean Agronomy, Corn and Soybean Weed Update

Beef & Forage:
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Where: Houston County Extension Office – 2030 Kings Chapel Road, Perry, GA 31069
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 22
Speakers: Dr. Pedro Fontes, Dr. Francine Henry
Topics: Nurtition and Reproduction in Beef Cattle

Disease:
When: TBD (Either May or June)
Where: Macon County Extension Office – 105 South Sumter Street. Oglethorpe, GA 31068
Time: TBD
Registration Deadline: TBD
Speakers: Dr. Bob Kemerait
Topics: Row Crop Diseases
 
 

Private Pesticide Applicator Instructions

 
Growers that need to obtain their private applicator license, click HERE.
 
Gate Card:
Growers that need to obtain their Gate Card, click HERE.
 
For any additional questions, please contact Morgan Grizzle at 478-987-2028, or email her at morgan.grizzle@uga.edu
 

Cotton:

Cotton Production Guide: *coming soon*

UGA Extension Cotton Website: http://extension.uga.edu/agriculture/crops/cotton/

Georgia Cotton News: http://www.ugacotton.com/


Peanuts:

Production Guide: *coming soon*

UGA Peanut Extension Website: http://extension.uga.edu/agriculture/crops/peanuts/

UGA CAES Peanut Website: http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/peanuts/index.html


Corn:

Corn Production Guide: *coming soon*

UGA Extension Grain Website: http://extension.uga.edu/agriculture/crops/grains/

UGA CAES Grain Website: https://grains.caes.uga.edu/


Soybean:

Soybean Production Guide: *coming soon*

UGA Extension Soybean Website: http://extension.uga.edu/agriculture/crops/soybeans/

UGA CAES Soybean Website: http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/soybeans/index.html


Pecan:

Pecan Production Guide: http://extension.uga.edu/publications/files/pdf/B%20841_3.PDF

Pecan Spray Guide: *coming soon*

Pecan Blog: https://site.extension.uga.edu/pecan/


Additional Resources:

Natural Resource Conservation Service

2030 Kings Chapel Rd. | Perry, GA 31069

478-987-2280 Office | 478-988-4781 Fax

 

Farm Service Agency-Peach County  

1030 Peach Parkway, Suite 4 | Fort Valley, GA  31030

478-827-0016 Office | 866-567-5585 Fax

 

Farm Service Agency-Macon County  

122 Chatham St | Oglethorpe, GA 31068

478-472-7012 Office | 855-606-4589 Fax

 

Farm Service Agency-Dooly County  

1150 Industrial Drive, Suite 201 | Vienna, GA 31092

229-268-4131 Office | 855-803-3873 Fax

 

Farm Service Agency State Office

355 E Hancock Ave | Athens, GA 30601

706-546-2266 Office | 855-409-5735 Fax