Georgia Cotton: Proper Defoliation Timing an Important Decision

🕔Aug 30, 2019With harvest season less than a month away for some Georgia cotton farmers, knowing when to defoliate is an important decision all growers have to make, according to Mark Freeman, […]

Georgia Peanuts: Drought Threatens Dryland Crop

🕔Aug 16, 2019Current drought conditions could negatively influence Georgia peanut farmers’ plans for this year’s dryland crop, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. While some fields are […]

Georgia Peanut Achievement Club Meeting Honors Growers

🕔Aug 14, 2019The University of Georgia Peanut Team honored Georgia’s top peanut producers this weekend at the annual Georgia Peanut Achievement Club meeting held on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Fifteen farmers/farms were recognized […]

Georgia Peaches: Crop in Good Shape After 2 Down Years

🕔Aug 2, 2019Georgia peach farmers are feeling “peachy” about the outlook for this season’s crop, which is expected to more than double last year’s volume, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia […]

Georgia Corn: Don’t Stop Managing Weeds After Harvest

🕔Jul 31, 2019Georgia corn farmers are preparing for harvest, but they can’t take a break once they ship their crops to market. That time should be focused on staying ahead of weeds […]

Georgia: Field Day, Midville, Aug. 14

🕔Jul 22, 2019The University of Georgia Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center (SREC) in Midville, Georgia, will host its annual field day on Wednesday, Aug. 14. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. […]

Georgia: Stripling Irrigation Research Park Field Day, Camilla, July 18

🕔Jul 11, 2019Water conservation is a part of the everyday work done at the University of Georgia’s Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP), where scientists are constantly developing innovative sustainable agricultural practices. Georgia […]

Georgia Cotton: Ramping Up Blue Disease Research

🕔Jul 8, 2019University of Georgia scientists are investigating the epidemiology of cotton leaf roll dwarf virus (CLRDV) in Georgia using a $75,000 grant jointly funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton […]

Georgia Tobacco: Dry Weather Helps Fight Black Shank Disease

🕔Jun 5, 2019While most Georgia crops are suffering from the recent lack of rainfall across the state, tobacco farmers have some reason to celebrate. Three consecutive weeks of dry weather in May […]

Georgia Weather: Upcoming a Heatwave a Concern for Cotton

🕔May 24, 2019Georgia temperatures are rising, and the weather is only going to get hotter with little rain in the forecast. That’s not good news for Georgia’s cotton producers who are in […]

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