Georgia Pecans: Look Out for Fire Ants in Orchards Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
The recent wet, unseasonably warm weather has lots of insects on the move. Most of them don’t matter much to pecan growers, but fire ants can be a different story. […]

Georgia Peanut Farm Show Provides Day of Education for Farmers Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
More than 1,600 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 44th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 16, 2020, at the […]

Georgia: Dual Magnum vs. Outlook for Tropical Spiderwort Control Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
At the recent Decatur County Weed Meeting, I was asked by an attendee about the differences in the control of tropical spiderwort between Dual Magnum (S-metolachlor) and Outlook (dimethenamid-P).

Georgia: Herbicide Drift Complaints Decline Over Last 5 Years Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
The figure below shares the results from 2014 through 2019. Impact through our Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) program and county programs have been monumental with the overall goal of protecting […]

Georgia Cotton: 2020 Winter Meeting Locations Set Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
Contact your County Agent for additional details concerning production meetings in your area. Meeting type County Name Date Time Specialists Cotton NW GA 19-Dec 9 a.m. Culpepper, Harris, Kemerait, Roberts […]

Georgia Peanut Farm Show, Tifton, Jan. 16 Jan 6, 2020

🕔Jan 6, 2020
Producers can improve the bottom-line of their farming operation with knowledge, connections and information gained at the 44th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, held at the University of Georgia […]

Georgia: UGA In The Fight Against Invasive Pests Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
Earlier this year, Chuck Bargeron learned how to catch a Burmese python. The co-director of the University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health was at a conference […]

Georgia Cotton Farmers Give Back to Those in Need Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
The Georgia Cotton Commission, on behalf of the 3,500 cotton farming families across the State of Georgia, recently donated 12,000 pairs of socks to Atlanta Mission. Since 1938 Atlanta Mission, […]

Georgia: 19 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Dec 11, 2019

🕔Dec 11, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 19 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Baldwin, Burke, Butts, Jasper, Jenkins, Johnson, Lamar, Laurens, Meriwether, Monroe, Newton, Pike, Rabun, Rockdale, Screven, […]

Georgia Cotton: Direx 4L FIFRA 24(c) Special Local Need Label Approved Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
Thanks to the help of ADAMA, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. EPA, our growers once again have a state diuron label with flexible and effective use patterns […]

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