Alabama: Cotton Blue Disease – A Concern for Growers Going Into 2019 Crop

🕔Apr 12, 2019With an estimated farm gate income of $325 million and yield of 899 pounds lint per acre on 470,000 acres in 2018, cotton is Alabama’s most economically important agronomic crop. […]

Midwest Disaster Aid: $3Bln is ‘Baloney’ says Ag Comm. Chair – DTN

🕔Apr 10, 2019House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson said Tuesday he sees the need to help farmers with losses in grain bins from Midwest floods. But he said the notion $3 billion […]

Florida: Wakulla County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Michael

🕔Mar 28, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Wakulla County, Florida, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to Hurricane Michael that occurred on Oct. 10, 2018, may be […]

Georgia Peanut Commission Increases Research Funding for 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $653,901 in research project funding for the 2019-20 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board […]

Tobacco Season Begins in Deep South

🕔Mar 27, 2019Planting began March 12 around Gainesville, Fl., says J. Michael Moore, Georgia Extension tobacco specialist, and started March 18 in Georgia around Jesup. “These growers had all been able to get Telone […]

Florida: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Michael

🕔Mar 26, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 11 Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Walton and Washington counties who suffered […]

Southern Region Water Conference, College Station, TX, July 23-25

🕔Mar 19, 2019Sustainable water management will be the main focus of the Southern Region Water Conference to be held at Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, Texas, July 23 […]

Florida: Peanut Variety Options for 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019Last week, I finished the final winter meeting of the year discussing the slate of peanut varieties available (many on a limited basis) for the 2019 season.   The yield test […]

Tar Spot – FYI: Field Management Required – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2019If you dealt with any tar spot infection in your cornfields last year, Jim Donnelly has some advice for you: Get used to it — but don’t panic. Researchers are […]

Georgia Cotton, Peanuts: 2 Irrigation Workshops, March 18, 25

🕔Mar 5, 2019University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host two free workshops in March to show Georgia and Florida cotton and peanut growers how to increase yield and profitability through technology-driven irrigation […]

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