MOULTRIE — Students from Stacey Beachham's F.F.A. class went to Park Regency to bring the residents plants. These plants will be potted in handpainted pots of the residents own creation. The F.F.A. Club will be selling plants today and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
- Growing Georgia, April 2014
Colquitt County's newest Extension agent, Jeremy Kichler
Jeremy Kichler joined the Colquitt County office of the UGA Extension Service in March after 10 years in Macon County.
Make plans now for next winter’s hungry cattle
Jeremy Kichler, Colquitt County's Extension agent, answers questions that have come up recently in his work for the Extension Service. This week's topic is advance planning strategies for feeding cattle herds next winter.
USDA sets date for soybean request for referendum
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that it will offer soybean producers the opportunity to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order, as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act.
Ga. Farm Bureau honors Lakyn Davis
Georgia Farm Bureau honored Colquitt County FFA member Lakyn Davis, her parents and Colquitt County FFA advisers Matt Howell, Stacey Beacham and Shawn Collins during a dinner the organization hosted on March 28 at the GFB state office for the eight students who won grand champion awards at the 2013 State 4-H & FFA Market Goat and Lamb Show and the 2014 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show.
Winning essay can score an ABAC scholarship
The winner of a soil stewardship essay contest will take home $75 and a one-year scholarship to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Extension agent answers your questions
As a new county Extension agent, starting in Colquitt County on March 1st I have gotten a lot of questions. Let’s discuss some of the more common ones that I have gotten over the last week.
UGA researcher focuses on soil moisture
George Vellidis has been fascinated by agricultural engineering since he was a high school student in Thessaloniki, Greece. As a professor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Tifton, Vellidis is living out his childhood passion every day.
- Nursery landscape team sixth in state
Farm disaster programs to begin sign-ups April 15
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced Monday that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tuesday, April 15.
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