Georgia Corn: Alternatives for Roundup for Weed Control Jan 22, 2022

🕔Jan 22, 2022
I continue to hear much chatter about the shortages/price increases for Roundup (glyphosate) and many other herbicides. Thus, I would like to remind you of some of the options available […]

Georgia: Wild Peanuts Help Create Disease Resistant Hybrids Jan 21, 2022

🕔Jan 21, 2022
Using proven production practices to fight disease in the field, Georgia farmers produce half the peanuts grown in the U.S. each year. Modern peanut varieties carry few genetic defenses against […]

Georgia Weather: Warmer, Wetter Than Average in 2021 Jan 19, 2022

🕔Jan 19, 2022
In 2021, Georgia experienced its coldest year since 2014, with an average temperature of 64.5 degrees Fahrenheit. But the temperature was still well above the long-term average of 63.4 F […]

Georgia: USDA Announces Targeted Cover Crop Initiative Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service recently announced several new and expanded opportunities for conservation programs that lend to climate-smart agriculture production in fiscal year 2022. Among these is the […]

2022 Georgia Ag Forecast, Tifton, Jan. 28 Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Registration slots are still available to attend the 2022 Georgia Ag Forecast on Jan. 28. The annual event will be held in one location this year, at the University of Georgia Tifton Conference […]

Georgia Cotton: Researchers Evaluate Benefits of Cover Crops, Living Mulches Jan 12, 2022

🕔Jan 12, 2022
For most row crop producers in Georgia, corn, cotton and peanut are planted in the spring and harvested in late fall. After harvest, the ground is left relatively bare, with […]

Soybeans: $1.2Mln Grant Awarded to Fight SCN Jan 6, 2022

🕔Jan 6, 2022
University of Georgia plant pathology researcher Melissa Mitchum will co-direct a $1.2 million award from the joint National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NSF-NIFA) Plant-Biotic […]

Georgia: Corn Shortcourse, Tifton, Dec. 14 Dec 9, 2021

🕔Dec 9, 2021
Growers, agribusiness men and Extension educators, consultants, please consider attending the 2022 Georgia corn shortcourse on Tuesday, Dec.14th in the Tifton Conference Center, in Tifton, GA.

Georgia Pecans: A Short Crop Gets Shorter Nov 12, 2021

🕔Nov 12, 2021
The never-ending array of challenges each pecan crop presents continues with the 2021 pecan crop. From the beginning this year’s crop has appeared late and short. The intermittently cold spring […]

Georgia: Soybean Green Stem – What Can You Do? Nov 10, 2021

🕔Nov 10, 2021
Last week, I received a few phone calls about soybean green stem (SGS).  The causes of SGS are not well understood but are likely attributed to various stresses that can […]

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