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  1. Texas: Randall County Crops Tour, Canyon, Aug. 30

    August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Chase, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. California: Rice Field Day, Biggs, Aug. 31

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Georgia: Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Tennessee: Cotton Tour Field Day, Jackson, Sept. 7

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. Georgia Peanut Tour, Tifton, Sept. 13-15

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
  7. West Texas Agricultural Chemicals Institute Annual Conference, Lubbock, Sept. 13

    September 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  8. Tennessee: Soybean Disease Field Day, Milan, Sept. 13

    September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  9. California: Rice Weed Course, Biggs, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  10. Michigan: Soybean Harvest Equipment Field Day, Edwardsburg, Sept. 16

    September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  11. Missouri: Farm Lease Program, Sept. 20

    September 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  12. California Almond Conference, Sacramento, Dec. 6-8

    December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Georgia Peanuts: Weather Conditions Favorable for White Mold Disease

Georgia Peanuts: Weather Conditions Favorable for White Mold Disease

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 26, 2016

Harvest time may be less than a month away for many Georgia peanut farmers, but University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait insists there is still time to treat the crop for white mold disease. “My message is

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Georgia Pecans: Leaf Bronzing – What Does It Mean?

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Bronzing – What Does It Mean?

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 25, 2016

Many growers are observing some bronzing on the underside of their leaves at this point in the season. You can have bronzing from sunburn when the foliage flops over from the weight of the crop load and exposes the underside

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Georgia Peanuts: Maturity Further Along Than Expected

Georgia Peanuts: Maturity Further Along Than Expected

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 24, 2016

We’re getting closer to looking at peanuts to check maturity. I checked my first sample yesterday.

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Sawyer on Crops: Pecans – Irrigation Scheduling and Nut Thinning – Podcast

Sawyer on Crops: Pecans – Irrigation Scheduling and Nut Thinning – Podcast

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 23, 2016

University of Georgia County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses the current pecan situation in this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast. Showers have been scattered, which has helped to somewhat alleviate hot and dry conditions as trees enter the

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along; Armyworms in Pastures

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along; Armyworms in Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 23, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 21, 2016. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County Those with hayfields and pastures are being forced to cut their second crop of hay earlier than wanted because of a severe infestations

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Georgia Soybeans: 5 Considerations for Late Season Weeds

Georgia Soybeans: 5 Considerations for Late Season Weeds

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 19, 2016

It has been a while since my last blog.  In the last 60 days, I was out of commission for at least 27 days for various reasons (vacation time, 3 professional meetings, and 2 college moves).   However, the telephone

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Georgia: Ultra-Late Soybeans Look Good

Georgia: Ultra-Late Soybeans Look Good

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 19, 2016

Ultra-late soybeans can  be risky, but something to consider for income and our environment.

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Georgia: Determined Military Vet Uses FSA to Get Back to the Farm

Georgia: Determined Military Vet Uses FSA to Get Back to the Farm

👤By Tanya Brown, FSA Marketing Outreach Specialist 🕔Aug 19, 2016

Graduating from high school in the small town of Blakely, Georgia, Tracy Robinson was required to take an armed forces aptitude test. When asked what he wanted to do with his life, Robinson said he wanted to farm. The Marine

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Georgia: Stored Grains – Options for Pest Protection

Georgia: Stored Grains – Options for Pest Protection

👤By Mike Toews, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 18, 2016

The University of Georgia has provided updated information on products and efficacy for protecting stored grains.

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Georgia: 2016 Silage Trial Variety Results

Georgia: 2016 Silage Trial Variety Results

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 18, 2016

This year’s trial included 69 replications, 23 varieties replicated three times each. There were no significant differences in yield among planted varieties.

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