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Sprigging Bermudagrass

Who's available to sprig bermudagrass in Georgia?

This web page provides a list of people, farms, or companies that provide sprigs and/or sprigging services. Information herein was provided by the persons listed or their County Extension Agent. If a section is blank, the submission for that section was blank. The listing of these persons or entities on this page does not imply endorsement by UGA Extension, Dr. Hancock, or the University of Georgia. This is merely a listing provided to help those who need sprigs or sprigging services connect with those in their area who can perform that service. If you would like to be added to this list, please call (706-310-3464) or email Cathy Felton in our office from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Counties

Brantley, Burke, Chattooga, Colquitt, Crisp, Effingham, Greene, Jefferson, Lamar, Miller, Morgan, Muscogee, Pulaski, Screven, Telfair, Upson, Wheeler

Brantley

NAME Charles Harris
ADDRESS Hoboken, GA
PHONE 912-458-2572
VARIETIES Alicia
OFFER SPRIGGING  
OFFER SALES  
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Burke

NAME Kenneth English (English Farm)
ADDRESS P. O. Box 942, Waynesboro 30830
PHONE 706-551-0173
VARIETIES Alicia
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES No
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Been sprigging since 1973
EMAIL  

Chattooga

NAME Wayne & Greg Hurley (Hurley Bros. Farm)
ADDRESS 20 Trixie Lane, Summerville 30747
PHONE 706-857-2707, 706-857-7689
VARIETIES Tifton 44, Russell
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES Yes
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Colquitt

NAME Richard Beasley
ADDRESS 8011 Morey Hill Road, Doerun 31744
PHONE 229-787-5336, 229-881-9410
VARIETIES Alicia, Coastal, Tift 44, Tift 85
OFFER SPRIGGING Limited to early orders
OFFER SALES Bidded contract basic - larger acreage
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Only planting (sprigging) seasonal
EMAIL  

Crisp

NAME J. W. Adkins, Jr.
ADDRESS 174 Ronson Road, Vienna 31092
PHONE 229-805-0255
VARIETIES Tifton 44, Tift 85
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES Yes
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Crisp & surrounding counties
EMAIL  

Effingham

NAME Ronnie Hart (Dad, Gene Hart retiring)
ADDRESS 232 Pecan Lane, Guyton 31312
PHONE 912-665-2261
VARIETIES Tifton 85, Coastal, Alicia, Tifton 44, Russell
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES Yes
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Still does some planting
EMAIL Click here

Greene

NAME Dene Channell
ADDRESS 2341 Bowden Pond Rd., Greensboro 30642
PHONE 706-453-2823
VARIETIES Alicia, Russell
OFFER SPRIGGING No
OFFER SALES Yes, on a limited basis
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Planter rental (locally only)
EMAIL Click here

Jefferson

NAME Edward Salter
ADDRESS 7988 Hwy 171 North, Louisville 30434
PHONE 478-494-5466
VARIETIES Tifton 78, Coastal, Tifton 85
OFFER SPRIGGING  
OFFER SALES  
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Lamar

NAME Scott McDaniel, (Redbone Sprigging Service)
ADDRESS 332 Lindsey Road, Yatesville 31097
PHONE 706-472-3013
VARIETIES Coastal, Alicia, Tift 44, Tift 85
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes, custom planting
OFFER SALES Yes, $1.75 per bushel
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Planted with machine
EMAIL  

Miller

NAME Richard Beasley
ADDRESS 8011 Morey Hill Road, Doerun 31744
PHONE 229-787-5336, 229-881-9410
VARIETIES Alicia, Coastal, Tift 44, Tift 85
OFFER SPRIGGING Limited to early orders
OFFER SALES Bidded contract basic - larger acreage
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Only planting (sprigging) seasonal
EMAIL  
NAME Alan Ray Heard (Heard Sprigging Service)
ADDRESS 1490 Harmony Church Road, Colquitt 39837
PHONE 229-416-1644
VARIETIES Coastal, Tift 85, Russell
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes, custom
OFFER SALES No
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Also S. Alabama and N. Florida
EMAIL  

Morgan

NAME Alan Verner
ADDRESS  
PHONE 706-342-5667
VARIETIES  
OFFER SPRIGGING  
OFFER SALES  
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Muscogee

NAME Mike Knight
ADDRESS 7596 Nature Trail, Columbus 31904
PHONE 706-577-9703
VARIETIES Russell
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES Yes
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Pulaski

NAME Joe Goss
ADDRESS  
PHONE 478-609-2557
VARIETIES  
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES Yes
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Screven

NAME Joe Gallagher (Forage Grass Farm)
ADDRESS 1381 Old Orangeburg Rd, Fairfax, SC 29827
PHONE 803-686-0694
VARIETIES Coastal, Russell, Tifton 85
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES Yes
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS In business since 1978
EMAIL  

Telfair

NAME Floyd Knowles, Jr.
ADDRESS McRae, GA
PHONE 229-315-0409
VARIETIES Alicia, Tift 85, Coastal, Russell
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES Yes
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Upson

NAME Scott McDaniel, (Redbone Sprigging Service)
ADDRESS 332 Lindsey Road, Yatesville 31097
PHONE 706-472-3013
VARIETIES Coastal, Alicia, Tift 44, Tift 85
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes, custom planting
OFFER SALES Yes, $1.75 per bushel
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Planted with machine
EMAIL  

Wheeler

NAME Pete McGee
ADDRESS 59 Little Pond Road, Glenwood 30428
PHONE 229-868-0262
VARIETIES Alicia, Russell, Tift 85
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES No
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS  
EMAIL  

Who's on the list of certified spriggers for bermudagrass in Georgia?

For this, you'll need to visit the Georgia Crop Improvement Association's website. Specifically, click on the PDF file that contains the listing of all the certified sprig producers in Georgia. The contact information for these producers can be found at the end of that document.

Other States

NAME Triple F Services, Inc.
ADDRESS 3690 SW County Road 232, Bell, FL 32619
PHONE 352-614-2566
VARIETIES Tift 85, no grasses
OFFER SPRIGGING Yes
OFFER SALES No
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS Just has gotten started. Has a digger and a 5 row sprigger
EMAIL triplefservicesinc@gmail.com