1. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is […]
Dr. Regan Nolan, University of Georgia Extension grains specialist, announced that Cherokee County Alabama farmer Nick McMichen is the winner of this year’s Georgia wheat yield contest. McMichen, who bought […]
Alabama Corn: Good Sunlight Critical for High Yields Nov 20, 2017
The poet Robert Frost penned that good fences make good neighbors. Just as good fences make good neighbors, good sunlight is critical for high corn yields if it is supplemented […]
Yields similar to previous years’ are expected for this year’s Georgia corn crop. Yields from irrigated acres are expected to be lower than normal, while yields from dryland acres are […]
Alabama: 2 Wheat Production Meetings, Aug. 14 Jul 24, 2017
There will be two wheat production meetings geared towards producing high yields on Monday, August 14. There is an opportunity with better wheat prices for wheat/soybeans in growers’ rotation. Speakers […]
Soybean loopers have become more widespread across the South. Some slippage has been noted in the Southeast. Velvetbean caterpillars and an assortment of other foliage feeders are in the game […]
Loopers are turning up in more soybeans now in both the Southeast and Midsouth. People are finding either soybean or cabbage loopers or some combination of the two. See comments […]
Since being confirmed in Mitchell County 2 weeks ago southern rust has spread very slowly, but has now been confirmed in Tifton County indicating it is still active.
Georgia Corn: Why Corn Seems Shorter This Year Jun 5, 2015
I’ve had a lot of calls this year concerning shorter corn. Yes, some hybrids are slightly shorter than the previous two years.
Much of the Southeast still needs rain, while the Midsouth remains soggy. More rain in the forecast in the Delta, pushing soybean planting into June.