Sawyer on Crops: Watermelon Harvest Underway – Podcast

🕔Jun 22, 2018Watermelons have had a fairly challenging season this year. In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer invites Turner County Extension Agent Will Gay to discuss the […]

Georgia Pecans: Trees Dripping Honeydew

🕔Jun 22, 2018I got a call yesterday about honeydew dripping on the windshield. This is a sign of yellow aphids in pecan. Yellow pecan aphids are smaller of two species of yellow-tinted […]

Georgia Pecans: Heavy Desirable Drop; EU Phosphite Regulations

🕔Jun 21, 2018Desirable Drop Most growers know that Desirable drops a few nuts each June, which is one reason they tend to bear a crop every year (see previous blog post). Typical […]

Dicamba Injury Reports, 2018: Drift Issues Becoming More Evident

🕔Jun 21, 2018A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]

Cotton – Southeast – Plant Bugs Making Early Showing In Places – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jun 21, 2018Heavy plant bug populations already are in the cards for parts of the Southeast. And now they’re turning up about 10 days early in other areas.

Georgia: Tobacco Crop Hurt by Excessive May Rainfall

🕔Jun 21, 2018Excessive rainfall in May reduced the potential yield of Georgia’s tobacco crop by as much as 15 percent, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension tobacco agronomist J. Michael Moore. […]

Georgia: Peach Crop Looking Much Better in 2018

🕔Jun 21, 2018Last year’s summer peach crop was disastrous, but Georgia’s peach crop rebounded this summer following colder temperatures in December and January, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Georgia Peanuts: Time for Pegging Zone Soil Samples

🕔Jun 20, 2018It has been said, “If it don’t rain, it don’t matter.” We are putting out landplaster in peanuts now to supplement calcium. If we don’t have enough calcium, we get “pops”. This […]

Georgia: Early Soybeans Blooming, What About Late?

🕔Jun 19, 2018Above is our Group 3 soybeans planted May 16th in Wilcox County that are blooming now. They have received more rain on the north side of the county, but also growing […]

Georgia Crops: Conditions Perfect for Disease

🕔Jun 19, 2018Here is our corn in the field. It is silking now and may have less issues than any other crop right now. Sunshine is helping with pollination. Silks come out […]

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