Georgia Pecans: High Numbers of Phylloxera and Casebearer

🕔May 18, 2018Phylloxera damage has become very noticeable this week. If you see galls on the leaves like the image below, that is phylloxera damage. Stem phylloxera (a separate species) shows up […]

Georgia Cotton: 5 Fertilization Tips

🕔May 17, 2018We’re finally getting some much needed rain (5/16/18), and those that had to stop planting cotton will soon begin planting again. About 40% of Georgia’s cotton is planted at the […]

Georgia: 2 Insect Scouting Schools, June 11, 19

🕔May 16, 2018Two insect scouting schools, hosted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in June, will introduce new scouts to insect monitoring and serve as a review for experienced scouts and farmers. […]

Georgia Peanuts: When Planting, Soil Temperature Is Key

🕔May 16, 2018Now is the peak time to plant peanuts in Georgia, according to Cristiane Pilon, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut physiologist. During a research trial on the UGA Tifton campus […]

Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Valdosta, June 14

🕔May 15, 2018At the Pest Manager Training held on Thursday, June 14 at Wiregrass Technical College in Valdosta, you can learn while you earn recertification credits! Attend and earn 5 hours  of […]

Sawyer On Crops: Peanut Planting In Drought – Dryland, Irrigated Options – Podcast

🕔May 15, 2018Dry conditions forced farmers into tough decisions about when and how to plant peanuts in the absence of rain and shallow soil moisture. Andrew Sawyer takes on that subject in […]

Georgia Fields: Cool and Wet to Hot and Dry

🕔May 15, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 13, 2018. County Comments Steven Patrick, Habersham County The recent warming trend caused fescue to seed out quickly before putting on […]

Georgia Peanuts: Planting into Dry Soils

🕔May 11, 2018We have been planting peanuts and cotton for two weeks now, and it is really getting dry and dusty. Our moisture moving down further below the surface. With cotton we […]

Georgia Pecans: Herbicide Injury Season Is Here

🕔May 11, 2018Row crop planting has started in south Georgia and this means herbicide drift season has arrived. I have been on the road all week looking at drift-damaged trees. Since I […]

Georgia Pecans: Chinese Tariffs And Economic Effect If They Go Into Effect

🕔May 11, 2018Georgia agriculture produces many of the items targeted by Chinese tariffs. That includes nuts, fruits, soybean, corn, wheat, sorghum, cotton, pork, beef and tobacco. The Chinese retaliatory trade tariff on […]



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