Georgia Weather: El Nino to Blame for Wet Winter

🕔Mar 18, 2019Farmers who might face a delayed planting season can thank El Nino for Georgia’s exceedingly wet winter, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural climatologist. Row crop […]

Georgia: Paraquat Certified Applicator Training Required for New Products

🕔Mar 11, 2019There is a new requirement for anyone in Georgia that applies paraquat (Firestorm, Gramoxone, Helmquat, Parazone, etc.) from this point forward.

Georgia: Cotton Blue Disease – Implications on 2019 Production

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🕔Mar 8, 2019In the fall of 2018, Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV) was confirmed to infect cotton plants in 14 Georgia counties. During the winter of 2019, this virus has already been […]

Georgia Crop Price Survey: County Agents Collect Real Farm Data

🕔Mar 7, 2019Determining the value of Georgia’s agricultural commodities is on University of Georgia agricultural economist Kent Wolfe’s list of job responsibilities. He does it every year, but it’s not a one-man […]

Georgia Cotton, Peanuts: 2 Irrigation Workshops, March 18, 25

🕔Mar 5, 2019University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host two free workshops in March to show Georgia and Florida cotton and peanut growers how to increase yield and profitability through technology-driven irrigation […]

March Is National Peanut Month

🕔Mar 4, 2019March is National Peanut Month, a time to celebrate one of America’s favorite foods! The Georgia peanut industry kicked off the celebration today by hosting the 2019 Georgia PB&J Day […]

Georgia Growers Try to Decide What to Plant, How Much

🕔Mar 1, 2019Due to losses suffered during the last growing season and new tariffs, Georgia farmers are facing a sense of uncertainty surrounding the upcoming production season, according to University of Georgia […]

Georgia Peach Farmers Hope to Avoid March Freeze

🕔Feb 25, 2019Peach tree buds are naturally protected from freezing temperatures, but unseasonably warm temperatures in early February have some Georgia trees already beginning to bloom. Trees that begin to flower this […]

Sawyer on Crops: Wheat – Making Last Decisions On Herbicides, Fertilizer

🕔Feb 22, 2019Many acres were planted to wheat for cover crops, but now that conditions are looking more favorable many growers are looking to carry those fields out to grain. In this […]

Irrigation: 10 Tips for Off-Season Equipment Maintenance

🕔Feb 20, 2019Irrigation systems are one the most essential components of a farmer’s toolbox. After sitting idle during the winter, now is the time farmers should check their systems before the spring […]

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