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Published 06/28/13
Clay Talton - Elbert County ANR Agent             In the county extension office we are continuously asked questions about testing forage for nutrients.  Most producers are asking me “how much does it cost” and “what’s the benefit.” A forage test is a vital part to any livestock operation.  Forage for livestock plays a vital role in daily nutrition and without an understanding of the nutrients being provided it is impossible to know if an operation is feeding their animals to meet their daily...
Published 06/28/13
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Published 04/13/13
Though this webpage is primarily for videos, this is second of two new segments recorded for the "On The Farm" radio program which airs weekdays between 6:40 and 6:50 am on WVOH 93.5FM in Hazlehurt and WDMG 97.9FM in Douglas and at 6:58 am on WULS 103.7FM in Douglas. This program is coordinated by Eddie McGriff, Coffee County Extension Coordinator. This segment is on the problems we have had with potassium (K) deficiency in bermudagrass hayfields (georgiaforages030.mp3). (Posted 6-10-11)
Published 06/10/11
Though this webpage is primarily for videos, this is one of two new segments recorded for the "On The Farm" radio program which airs weekdays between 6:40 and 6:50 am on WVOH 93.5FM in Hazlehurt and WDMG 97.9FM in Douglas and at 6:58 am on WULS 103.7FM in Douglas. This program is coordinated by Eddie McGriff, Coffee County Extension Coordinator. This segment is on the risks and potential dangers of nitrate and prussic acid poisoning (georgiaforages029.mp3). This is a timely issue, given the...
Published 06/10/11
The last local producer to present at the March 23, 2010 meeting of the Piedmont Forage and Grassland Council was Tom Trantham of Happy Cow Creamery. Tom is another innovative producer. Tom's dairy institutes a program he calls "The Twelve Aprils" system. This system is one where through continuous plantings he is able to provide very high quality forage year- round. (georgiaforages027.mov)
Published 04/14/10
In addition to the two nationally renowned researchers at the March 23, 2010 meeting of the Piedmont Forage and Grassland Council, we had the pleasure of hearing from two local producers who have been implementing excellent grazing management strategies. One of the two is Joe Davis who resides in Westminister, South Carolina. Joe is probably one of the most innovative forage producers in the beef cattle industry in the Southeast. He presented information on his farm and his grazing management...
Published 04/14/10
The second presentation from the March 23, 2010 meeting of the Piedmont Forage and Grassland Council is from another nationally renowned researcher, Dr. Chris Teutsch. Dr. Teutsch conducts his research on forage and grassland management at Virginia Tech University. His presentation provides details on maintaining and, when necessary, building soil fertility to optimize forage productivity (georgiaforages025.mov)
Published 04/14/10
This is one of four presentations from the Piedmont Forage and Grassland Council which met on March 23, 2010 in Pendleton, South Carolina. It was a very informative session that highlighted some successful production and grazing strategies. Dr. Joe Bouton is a nationally renowned researcher in the forage and grassland management field. His presentation highlights some of the major advances in forage breeding and discusses some of the newest forage varieties on the market. (georgiaforages024.mov)
Published 04/14/10
This lecture was given on 7 Dec. 2009 at the Georgia Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting. This presentation covers national and state inventories of beef and dairy cattle and horses; trends in forage quality in Georgia; and an opportunity to expand the commercial hay market in Georgia by focusing on Relative Forage Quality (RFQ)-based grades. (georgiaforages023.mov)
Published 12/24/09
This is the third and final part of this presentation on the management practices recommended for bermudagrass. This presentation covers Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in;...
Published 12/24/09
This is the second in a three-part presentation that provides a rather broad coverage of the management practices recommended for bermudagrass. This presentation covers bermudagrass Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in...
Published 12/24/09