Sawyer on Crops: Bermudagrass Stem Maggot – What to Do – Podcast

🕔Jul 13, 2018Bermudagrass stem maggots are showing up in southern Georgia hay fields. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews County Agent Jeremy Kichler on the effects […]

Cotton: Target Spot Prevention – It’s All About Timing

🕔Jul 12, 2018Target spot fungus has become a “when” instead of an “if” for many cotton farmers and consultants, particularly in Georgia. In that state, target spot has hit some farmers hard […]

Georgia Pecans: Pro Gibb Applications for Black Aphid

🕔Jul 10, 2018For those battling black aphids and considering using Pro Gibb to prevent the damage caused by this insect, applications should begin in mid July and continue for a total of […]

Georgia Field Reports: Peanuts Pegging, Corn Progressing Well

🕔Jul 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 8, 2018. County Comments Raymond Joyce, Laurens County Rains continued across the county. Growers are spraying for weeds in crops. Peanuts […]

Georgia Weather: June – Above-Normal Temps, Variable Rains

🕔Jul 10, 2018Fueled by warmer-than-normal temperatures, summer thunderstorms blanketed the state this June, producing heavy rain and flooding in some areas while leaving other areas dry. The wet conditions early in the […]

Sawyer on Crops: Plant Growth Regulators – 5 Important Factors – Podcast

🕔Jul 6, 2018The cotton aphid fungus has begun appearing in Georgia, meaning pest populations should soon begin to crash. In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews Bryce […]

Georgia Field Reports: Wet Week Spurs Crop Growth

🕔Jul 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 1, 2018. County Comments Joshua Presley, Hall County Afternoon thunderstorms have brought heavy rain to some areas of the county. Some […]

Georgia Peanut Tour, Savannah, Sept. 18-20

🕔Jul 2, 2018The 32nd annual Georgia Peanut Tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling to  processing and utilization. The event will […]

Georgia Cotton: A Difficult Year for Pigweed Control

🕔Jun 29, 2018Successful weed control is greatly influenced by the ability of a grower to be timely in their implementation of each step of a sound system. It is very difficult to […]

Georgia Soybeans: Natural Enemy Suppresses Kudzu Bug Population

🕔Jun 29, 2018A tiny wasp — known as “Paratelenomus saccharalis” — is cutting down kudzu bug populations and Georgia soybean farmers’ need to treat for the pest, according to Michael Toews, a University […]

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