Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Adam McLendon – Video Jun 9, 2021

🕔Jun 9, 2021
It’s #FarmerFriday and time for you to meet Adam McLendon from Leary, Georgia! The McLendon family grows peanuts, cotton, and corn on their row crop farm. Adam is passionate about bridging the […]

Georgia Corn: Irrigating to Reduce Stress, Make a Profit May 27, 2021

🕔May 27, 2021
The utilization of any irrigation scheduling method is typically better than no plan or method at all, particularly with corn.  A good plan pays dividends in terms of yield, water-use […]

Georgia Peanut Farmers Donate 70,560 Jars of Peanut Butter to Food Banks May 21, 2021

🕔May 21, 2021
To celebrate the beginning of the 2021 peanut season, Georgia’s 4,500 peanut farmers are donating an additional 50,400 jars of peanut butter to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, Feeding the Valley […]

Mixing Order of Pesticides Is Important May 16, 2021

🕔May 16, 2021
This is a friendly reminder to all young and old extension agents that the tank-mixing order/sequence of pesticides is very important.

Georgia: Strongarm Carryover from Peanuts to Field Corn May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
The 2021 field corn production season has not been great.  Cold, cloudy, wet weather has many farmers scratching their heads about the way some of their fields look.  There are […]

Georgia Corn: Needed Rain Brings High Winds, Hail, Flooding May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
Some rain began to fall in dry areas this week which was much needed, but unfortunately, it brought hail, lodging and some flooding in areas of north and east Georgia. […]

Georgia: 2021 Pecan Nut Casebearer Monitoring Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
UGA Extension agents, USDA collaborators and pecan growers across 14 pecan-growing counties in Georgia are monitoring for pecan nut casebearer again this year. We started on April 12th using pheromone-baited […]

Georgia Peanuts: Planting Season Is Thrips Season Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
Peanut planting season is also thrips season in Georgia, and growers need to be prepared to manage this tiny but damaging insect pest. I checked some volunteer peanuts in a […]

Georgia Pecans: Are Trees Slow Developing Foliage, Flowers This Year? Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
It seems pecan trees are lagging behind this year. Well, what is going on exactly and what does this mean? The timing of pecan budbreak and fruit set is determined […]

Georgia: 5 Thoughts on Herbicides Following the Big Rain Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
Most of Georgia received a significant rainfall event on April 24, 2021.  Some areas received more than than 6″.  Consequently, my phone has been ringing off the hook about the […]

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