How has the drought affected crops where farmers used conservation tillage? Farmers andanyone else who would like to know can find the answers this month in Burke County.The University ofGeorgia and five other government groups and commercial firms will host the CentralSavannah River Area Conservation Tillage Demonstration Farm Field Day July 20 nearWaynesboro.The field day will focus on cotton, peanuts and soybeans. The UGA cotton team will beon hand, along with experts with UGA, John Deere, Monsanto and others.To get to the field day, from Waynesboro or Augusta on U.S. Highway 56, turn south ontoU.S. Highway 23, then left onto Hancock Landing Road. Then turn right onto ThomasRoad. The CSRA Conservation Tillage Demonstration Farm is on the left.
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Statewide — Governor Eric Holcomb announced that the state will stay in Stage 4.5 of the #BackonTrackIndiana plan until at least September 25. There were no changes made in capacity allowances for restaurants, bars, and entertainment businesses. The mask mandate will continue during this time as well.