Tobacco: Flue-Cured Harvest Well Underway

🕔Aug 3, 2018Harvest is going on at full speed in Florida and Georgia, although farmers are having to work around showers, says J. Michael Moore, Georgia Extension tobacco specialist. Floridians may be finished […]

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Turning Up – What Next? AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Aug 2, 2018The insect caused havoc in 2017 in Georgia and parts of Alabama. Will it be a factor in late-planted cotton this year?

Citrus Greening Prevention – Focus of $1.2Bln Research Project

🕔Aug 1, 2018Citrus greening, also known as Huanglongbing disease, has devastated citrus fruit crops in Florida, Texas and California. USDA has funded citrus greening prevention research with a $1.2 billion grant. The project […]

Florida: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

🕔Jul 31, 2018Florida agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to Hurricane Irma, may be eligible for U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans […]

Georgia: 24 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze Events

🕔Jul 31, 2018Georgia agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans […]

Florida Peanuts: Fungicide Spray Strategies – Alternating or Mixing Modes of Action

🕔Jul 27, 2018Fungicide resistance or reduced efficacy is a concern when managing peanut diseases, especially the foliar diseases early and late leaf spot. Managing these concerns requires an integrated approach with constant […]

Florida Cotton: Foliar Fertilizer Applications – Will One Help Your Crop?

🕔Jul 25, 2018With the frequent rains this summer, it’s been wet. You may not have been able to get into fields for timely topdress fertilizer applications on your cotton. If you’re still […]

Cotton – Southeast – Aphids Brewing On A Wider Basis – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jul 12, 2018Applications for aphids will likely be necessary in Alabama to make it possible to scout for bollworm eggs and hatching worms later this month. See comments by Ron Smith.

Tobacco: Carolinas Have Been Dry, Excessive Moisture Elsewhere

🕔Jul 11, 2018It has been wet in Georgia and Florida, but that hasn’t stopped a few growers from beginning harvest. Kentucky scientists didn’t finish planting their demonstration plots at the University research […]

Cotton – Southeast – Bad Stink Bug Year Shaping Up? AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jul 6, 2018Stink bugs are becoming more obvious in parts of the region and treatments have started in Georgia in scattered locations.

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