Sawyer On Crops: Digging Starts Early – Fungicides Still Needed? (Podcast)

🕔Sep 21, 2018Do you still need to apply a fungicide in peanuts where digging hasn’t started? Andrew Sawyer addresses that question in this installment of his popular South Georgia Pine podcast.

Georgia: Digging Peanuts – Why the Maturity Board Matters

🕔Sep 21, 2018We are digging peanuts and if anything we could use a good inch of rain. Some places are getting pretty hard and growers will have a time trying to get […]

Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Picking Up

🕔Sep 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 16, 2018. County Comments Caitlin Bennett, Monroe County The impacts of Hurricane Florence were very minimal; only cloud cover and light […]

Georgia Soybeans: Harvest Begins; When to Terminate Irrigation in Late Fields?

🕔Sep 14, 2018We got to start on harvesting soybeans this week a little worried where Florence would go. Generally, we want to harvest soybeans when they are mature since we can lose […]

Georgia Pecans: Mites Are Present, Should You Treat?

🕔Sep 14, 2018Two weeks ago we finally started seeing some scorch mites in our pecans. Normally they start up in August, and we are treating them in orchards along with black aphids. […]

Georgia: Plains Peanut Festival, Plains, Sept. 22

🕔Sep 14, 2018The 22nd annual Plains Peanut Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 in Plains, Georgia, home of President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The event highlights the harvest […]

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Pressure a Concern for Late Planted Crops

🕔Sep 13, 2018Georgia cotton farmers who planted their crop late this year need to be mindful of potential whitefly pressure, according to Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension entomologist. Because whiteflies […]

Georgia Peanuts: Farmers Considering Early Harvest

🕔Sep 13, 2018Plant diseases, like leaf spot and white mold, are forcing Georgia peanut farmers to consider moving their harvest times up a few days, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Georgia Field Reports: Pivots Turn Up as Rains Turn Off

🕔Sep 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 9, 2018. County Comments Pam Sapp, Jefferson County Pasture conditions suffered greatly from lack of rain. Dryland cropland acres suffered, as […]

Sawyer On Crops: Cotton Defoliation – Dealing With Thidiazuron Shortage – Podcast

🕔Sep 7, 2018Thidiazuron-based cotton harvest aids are in short supply this year, and that’s one of the defoliation topics that Andrew Sawyer covers in this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast. […]

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