General According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Georgia Field Office, there were 6.2 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, November 29, 2015. Precipitation estimates for the state ranged from no rain up to .12 inches. Average
Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) members will travel to Jekyll Island for the organization’s 78th annual meeting December 6-8. Highlights of the convention will include speeches by Governor Nathan Deal and former Senator Saxby Chambliss on December 7. “We’re honored to
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells fears Georgia’s pecan crop will fail to meet initial production projections by as much as 20 million pounds. Instead of the 110 to 120 million pounds projected more than a month
Kissing bugs are not deadly and most of them are not infected with the parasite that causes Chagas disease. Additionally, the parasite is only transmitted through the bug’s feces, with no chance of infection from bites.
Last week I had a photo of some stinging insects or “bitey bugs” next to my hand. There were 2 Honeybees side by side and a Yellow Jacket behind one of them. This time of year we seem to see
Our forage crops look much better now than they did this time last season. October was dry just like last season, but some soil had enough moisture to get a stand though mid October. Last year, frosts and rain hurt us.
To begin calculating the hay inventory needed for the winter, send a forage sample in to a certified lab to determine the forage quality.
Because of the wet fall, many producers have faced extremely difficult field curing conditions for their hay. Additionally, hay that was bone dry in the field has, in many cases, developed mold problems in the barn.
General According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Georgia Field Office, there were 4.1 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, November 22, 2015. Precipitation estimates for the state ranged from 0.2 inches of rain up to 2.4
Just like farmers should be testing soil samples this time for the year, they should also consider sampling hay. In this episode of South Georgia Pine, Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses hay quality and problems that can occur with nitrate levels To
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a court motion Tuesday it wants to pull the plug on Dow AgroScience’s Enlist Duo herbicide, citing “new information” it received about the