Sawyer on Crops: Pecan Budbreak Starting, Fungicide Options – Podcast

🕔Apr 5, 2019Georgia had good chill hours this winter and now pecan budbreak is starting. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Extension County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses the onset […]

Georgia Peanuts: When Should We Start Planting?

🕔Apr 3, 2019It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about pulling the triggers on peanuts in the county. It does seem early, but believe it or not, soil temperatures from the Florida line […]

Georgia Cotton: Thrips Management Thoughts for 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019Thrips are consistent pests of cotton in Georgia and the southeast as a whole. Thrips are the only insect pests of cotton that a preventive insecticide is recommended. For other […]

Georgia Cotton: Planting Techniques to Ensure a Successful Stand

🕔Apr 2, 2019As we get closer to planting season there are several factors to consider when trying to establish a successful stand. Early in the planting season, soil temperatures play a significant […]

Georgia: Cotton Blue Disease – What We Know

🕔Apr 2, 2019In the fall of 2018, Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus (CLRDV) was confirmed to infect cotton in 14 South Georgia counties. This virus is vectored by aphids and associated with Blue […]

Georgia Pecans: Example Fungicide Programs; When to Start Spraying

🕔Apr 2, 2019I get requests each year to provide an example of a fungicide program for pecans. DMI/Stobilurin mixes include Absolute, Brixen, Custodia, Quilt, Top Gard EQ, and Amistar Top (used to […]

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Planters Wide Open

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🕔Apr 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 31, 2019. County Comments Cole Moon, Bleckley County We received a small amount of rain this week, but not really enough […]

Georgia Cotton: 7 Key Points To Take Into Account Regarding Thrips

🕔Apr 2, 2019Thrips are consistent pests of cotton in Georgia and the southeast as a whole – and, thrips are the only insect pests of cotton that a preventive insecticide is recommended. […]

Georgia Pecans: Good Chill Accumulation In, Budbreak Starts

🕔Apr 1, 2019We are seeing budbreak now in our pecan crop. The first budbreak I saw in Wilcox County was on March 2. Budbreak is often overlooked in cultivar selection but can […]

Sawyer on Crops: Peanuts – Managing Burrower Bugs – Podcast

🕔Mar 29, 2019As peanut growers are getting ready to plant, they’re seeing burrower bugs in fields. In this week’s South Georgia Pine podcast, Extension County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses what farmers can […]

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