Georgia Pecans: Time to Look for Ambrosia Beetles

🕔Jan 23, 2019This is our first insect update for this year. It is about that time when we need to be reminded about ambrosia beetles. Why should you be concerned about these […]

Georgia Peanuts: Yellow Nutsedge Tests Positive for Cadre Resistance

🕔Jan 22, 2019In September 2017, after doing some preliminary screening, we collected yellow nutsedge tubers from a peanut field that were a strong suspect for resistance to Cadre. Unfortunately, it looks like this […]

Georgia Peanut Farm Show – A Day of Education and Awards

🕔Jan 18, 2019More than 1,200 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 17, 2019, at the […]

Georgia Pecans: Emergency Disaster Relief Available for Debris Cleanup

🕔Jan 18, 2019This is the best news I have heard for Georgia pecan growers since the Hurricane in October. On November 18, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law HB 1EX, which provides emergency […]

Sawyer on Crops: Pastures – To Burn or Not to Burn? – Podcast

🕔Jan 16, 2019It’s a little early for prescribed burns in pastures, but it’s not too early to start planning. In this week’s South Georgia Pine podcast, County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses […]

Georgia Ag Forecast, Resource Fairs Offer Hurricane Recovery Assistance

🕔Jan 15, 2019South Georgia farmers, community leaders and business owners recovering from Hurricane Michael can learn about additional recovery assistance available at a free resource fair immediately following the upcoming 2019 Georgia […]

Georgia Pecans: ‘Avalon’ a Quality Cultivar for Recovering Farmers

🕔Jan 11, 2019Georgia pecan producers who are looking to replenish their crop after Hurricane Michael can turn to the ‘Avalon’ variety for a nut that produces high yields and is highly resistant […]

Georgia Peanut Farm Show, Tifton, Jan. 17

🕔Jan 7, 2019Producers can improve the bottom-line of their farming operation with knowledge, connections and information gained at the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, held at the University of Georgia […]

Georgia: 11 Tweaks, Changes For ARC/PLC, MAL and LDP

🕔Dec 27, 2018The 2018 Farm Bill continues programs for Title I commodities from the 2014 Farm Bill: the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) program, the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program, and the Marketing […]

Aquatic Weed Helps Plant Breeders Develop New Variety Traits

🕔Dec 27, 2018With the advent of CRISPR technologies and other precise genome editing methods, it has become faster and easier for crop scientists to breed new varieties. But there are still a […]

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