South Georgia has been hit pretty hard yet again by several rounds of storms which spawned multiple destructive tornadoes. In addition to the many homes destroyed, pecan orchards have taken a hit from these storms leaving growers with many trees down
More than 1,400 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 41st annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 19, 2017, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia.
Georgia’s 2017 Corn Short Course will be held on January 24 at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The even also includes the Georgia Corn Growers Association annual meeting. This year’s sessions will focus on new research and what it
Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely”.
We’re headed into my least favorite time of year. When I was younger I enjoyed cold weather a lot more than I do now. The crop is about done, deer season is over, football is almost over, I’m not much of
EPA is moving forward with efforts to revoke all food use tolerances for chlorpyrifos (Lorsban and generic formulations). Stakeholders may enter comments related to this action on the EPA website until January 17, 2017. Comments that provide the following information
While the rain in December 2016 eliminated abnormally dry conditions along the Georgia coast and reduced drought conditions in southern Atlanta and south Georgia, only limited relief was seen in north Georgia. The outlook for January shows an increased chance of
One of the biggest concerns that I have had regarding the new auxin-resistant (2,4-D or dicamba) soybean technologies has been variety performance. Since Georgia is a relatively small soybean production state (~255,000 acres harvested in 2016), not much emphasis has
Welcome rains during December 2016 and the first week of 2017 are providing hope for Georgia farmers looking for relief from a statewide severe drought, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia agricultural climatologist and UGA Cooperative Extension specialist. “It
Most pecan farming operations are getting near the end of the harvest season and that means it will soon be time to plant new trees, prune, and attend the upcoming meetings. The following is a list of county pecan production
U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) recognize that President Trump’s executive order to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was inevitable.