Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Scorch – What’s Causing It?

🕔Sep 17, 2019We have reached the time of year when we begin to see a lot of odd things happening to the foliage of pecan trees. The long season is coming to […]

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton Harvest Underway, Drought Hurting Crops

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Comments Greg Pittman, Jackson County Cattle experienced stress due to the ongoing extreme heat and dry conditions. Forage […]

Georgia Pecans: New Fungicide Labeled for Use Against Scab

🕔Sep 13, 2019It’s too late to help us for this year, but there is a new fungicide labeled for pecans that provides a totally new chemistry for us to use in our […]

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Winding Down

🕔Sep 10, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 8, 2019. County Comments Steven Powell, Treutlen County Armyworms were found in hayfields. Ty Torrance, Grady County Most producers were finishing […]

Georgia Pecans: Mites And Weevils Remain A Concern In September

🕔Sep 6, 2019Andrew Sawyer, Area Extension Pecan Specialist in southeast Georgia, emphasizes the need to stay on top of late-season pests.  

Reduced Stands? Don’t Ignore Planter Downforce Settings

🕔Sep 4, 2019What’s the difference between setting planter depth and setting planter downforce? Savings – time, seed and money. Farmers can reduce plant stands next season by correcting settings and using downforce […]

Georgia Field Reports: Minimal Peanut Harvest Starts, More Cotton Opening

🕔Sep 3, 2019Vineyard harvesting was well underway. Corn for silage was being harvested. Corn for grain looked good. Many producers began their last hay cutting, but reported issues with foxtail taking over. […]

Georgia Cotton: Proper Defoliation Timing an Important Decision

🕔Aug 30, 2019With harvest season less than a month away for some Georgia cotton farmers, knowing when to defoliate is an important decision all growers have to make, according to Mark Freeman, […]

Georgia: Hurricane Dorian an Increasing Threat

🕔Aug 29, 2019Some pretty significant changes in the path of TS Dorian over the last day have increased the risk of significant impacts to Georgia this weekend and next week. Dorian’s path […]

Southeast Georgia Pecans: Scout for Aphids, Mites

🕔Aug 27, 2019Both mite and aphid populations have essentially been stable the past month or month and a half. Throughout this time, I only find a few adult black pecan aphids and […]

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