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 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 […]

Georgia Soybeans: SmartIrrigation App Helps Manage Water Use

🕔Feb 12, 2019Georgia soybean and blueberry farmers will soon have smartphone applications to supplement their practical knowledge with technical data on when to irrigate crops. The SmartIrrigation app, set to be released […]

Georgia: Farm Business Education Conference, Tifton, Feb. 27

🕔Feb 8, 2019The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Cooperative Extension are partnering with the UGA Small Business Development Center to host a Farm Business Education Conference […]

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: 6 UGA Annual Ag Forecast Meetings, Jan. 22-Feb. 1

🕔Dec 10, 2018Sam Pardue, dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), will serve as the keynote speaker at the upcoming Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series set […]

Georgia Pecan Growers Enduring Dreary Harvest Season

🕔Nov 23, 2018Georgia’s pecan growers will have a limited supply this year due to weather conditions that affected the quality of the pecans and Hurricane Michael’s impact, according to University of Georgia […]

Georgia Pecans: Struggling with Low Market Prices

🕔Nov 9, 2018Despite a low supply of Georgia-grown pecans, Georgia producers are faced with lower prices for what remains of the pecan crop after Hurricane Michael.  “With the crop pretty much cut […]

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