Budbreak has arrived in pecan orchards throughout Georgia. This puts our budbreak timing pretty close to last year thanks to the cooler weather of a couple of weeks ago. It seems that we narrowly missed serious damage from the freeze
Professor Jeff Dorfman has helped develop a cotton survey from a research project funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission designed to help Georgia cotton farmers improve their production efficiency.
Georgia corn growers can expect to face challenges in pricing this year, according to Dewey Lee, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension feed grain agronomist. Growers need to watch their expenses closely, recognizing that there is not much of a market
Georgia’s peanut crop is expected to exceed 700,000 acres this year, which increases both hope for income improvement and fear of loss to disease, according to Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist. “We typically grow in the
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host the Beginners Pecan Production Course on Tuesday, April 18, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Those interested can preregister for the event by calling Debbie Rutland at (229) 386-3424. Before the day
There is obvious concern about sprayer cleanout after application of Enlist Duo, Engenia, Fexapan, and Xtendimax. All applicators should read and follow the specific sprayer clean-out instructions listed on the herbicide labels.
A Georgia packing house operation formerly used in the produce operations for Plantation Sweets will be offered in a bank-ordered auction on April 26. The auction also includes land and equipment. The assets were a major part of one of the
The recent frosty weather has resulted in the need for some corn fields to be replanted. Some of those fields may have already been treated with a PRE application of atrazine. Since it is likely that these fields will have
As a result of two years of aggressive training to improve on-target agricultural pesticide applications, the number of pesticide drift complaints received by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has gone down 65 percent, according to UGA Extension weed specialist Stanley
The cold weather we’ve been fearing for a couple of weeks since it became apparent that some pecan trees would break bud really early will arrive this week. Forecasted temperatures for Wednesday night (March 15)/Thursday morning (March 16) are from 27-30
The failure of the House health insurance bill last week leaves farmers and other small business people without any relief from increasingly higher premiums. The defeat of the bill