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Crop and Soil Sciences Extension Publications
Planting Guide for Row Crops in Georgia (C 813) Published 11/21/2017

This planting guide will help producers establish grasses and legumes commonly grown in Georgia.

Tropic Croton Identification and Control in Cotton and Peanut (C 865) Published 11/21/2017

This publication discusses tropic croton identification and control in cotton and peanut.

How to Convert an Inorganic Fertilizer Recommendation to an Organic One (C 853) Published 11/21/2017

Many farmers and gardeners use natural minerals and organic fertilizers rather than synthetic ones to build their soil. If you use organic materials as all or part of your fertilization program, this publication will help you calculate the proper amount to use from the recommendations provided by a soil test.

Eclipta Identification and Control in Peanut (C 869) Published 11/21/2017

Eclipta is considered to be one of the world's worst weeds. This publication discusses the identification and control of eclipta in peanut.

Georgia Forages: Legume Species (B 1347) Published 11/21/2017

Legume species add significantly to forage systems in Georgia. They are an excellent source of high quality forage, and are generally very digestible and contain high levels of crude protein (CP). Many legumes also provide substantial forage yields. Perhaps most importantly, legumes and the rhizobium bacteria that colonize nodules on their roots provide an important source of biologically-fixed nitrogen (N). This publication presents information about the most important legume species grown for forage in Georgia.

Soil and Fertilizer Management Considerations for Forage Systems in Georgia (B 1346) Published 11/21/2017

Georgia possesses diverse soil conditions and many forage production factors are influenced by this diversity. As a result, the soil environment of a given site must be considered when selecting forage species, determining fertilization strategies and planning forage utilization systems. This article guides forage producers through the process of exploring their soil's characteristics and sampling the soil in pastures and hayfields for testing, and provides information about specific nutrients and soil amendments relative to forage production practices. Recommendations are also made on how to minimize the economic and environmental risks associated with the addition of nutrients to pasture and hayfields.

Tobacco Research Report - 2010 (SB 63-4) Published 11/21/2017

Like other agricultural enterprises, the tobacco industry has experienced a great deal of change in recent years and continues to evolve. Many challenges exist, including those associated with plant disease, soil fertility, insects, changing markets and global competition, all of which impact profitability. This report contains the most recent results of 2010 tobacco research and field trial programs at the University of Georgia.

Selenium in Georgia Soils and Forages: Importance in the Livestock Industry (B 1390) Published 11/21/2017

This publication highlights the role of selenium in animal nutrition; selenium concentration and distribution in soils and feedstuffs (grains and forages) produced in various parts of the United States and in Georgia; disorders resulting from Selenium deficiency or toxicity; various methods of selenium supplementation; and recommendations for selenium management in Georgia. This publication is intended to serve as an educational resource for university researchers and Extension specialists, county Extension agents and livestock, forage and feed producers, among others.

Forage Systems for Stocker Cattle (B 1392) Published 11/21/2017

This publication provides a guide to the various forage systems that could be used for stocker development and provides guidelines for managing grazing or hay harvests for optimum forage yield and quality.

Lespedeza Identification and Control in Turfgrass (B 1395) Published 11/21/2017

This publication describes ways to identify and control Lespedeza in turfgrass, including cultural control methods, preemergence herbicides and postemergence herbicides.