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Target Spot confirmed in Dooly County cotton field

Target Spot confirmed in Dooly County cotton field

A case of Target Spot has been confirmed in a Dooly County cotton field.

That's according to the UGA extension blog.

Target Spot is a disease that can affect cotton fields. If you believe you're seeing this in your fields, it's recommended you visit the Extension Office to "help confirm the disease for you and help you make a decision for fungicide applicaiton."

Read the full article.

Going Screen-Free: Put Down that Screen and Walk Away

Going Screen-Free: Put Down that Screen and Walk Away

Agronomist: Hold off on peanut planting; soil temperatures not stable

Agronomist: Hold off on peanut planting; soil temperatures not stable

Peanut planters are cautioned not to plant too early this year.

According to the UGA extension's blog, UGA Agronomist Dr. Scott Tubbs says growers should be careful due to "strong possibilities for a cold front to drop soil temperatures rapidly."

Related: Peanut farm goes Sriracha

Tubbs urges growers to exercise patience, despite the few days with temperatures in the 80s.

Read the full blog post for detailed peanut-growing advice.

Related: Georgia Peanut Commission's 2014 Peanut Outlook

Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Today let’s fling Fido and Fluffy’s stuff.  It’s time to fling those too small collars and bowls, treats that the cat just will not eat and the frayed leashes. If you have supplies from a long gone pet, like an aquarium or a hamster habitat, today is the day to let those go.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many pet supplies you were able to fling today.

 

Spring Fling Day 20: Jewelry

Spring Fling Day 20: Jewelry

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

I know you love your sparkly baubles but today I’d like you to go through your jewelry. It’s time to fling those earrings that hurt your ears and the necklace that Great Aunt Alice gave you but you will never, ever wear. Make room for jewelry that you truly love and wear.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how much jewelry you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 19 - Recipes

Spring Fling Day 19 - Recipes

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

We all do it - ripping yummy looking recipes out of magazines and newspapers. Then those slips of papers languish in a folder, file or cupboard forever, never to be used again. So this fling is to go through your collection of torn-out recipes and, being brutally honest with yourself, toss the recipes that you’ve never made, you are never going to make and if you did, you’d go online to find the recipe.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many unneeded recipes you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 14: Contacts

Spring Fling Day 14: Contacts

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

Today I want you to browse through your contact list on your computer/phone or your paper address book. Go through and delete people that you no longer are in contact with. There’s no need to slog through 100 names and addresses when you no longer need 20 of those names.  If you use a paper address book and have a lot of changes to make, consider getting a new one and starting over fresh.