Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

Georgia Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Picking Up

🕔Sep 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 16, 2018. County Comments Caitlin Bennett, Monroe County The impacts of Hurricane Florence were very minimal; only cloud cover and light […]

Georgia Soybeans: Harvest Begins; When to Terminate Irrigation in Late Fields?

🕔Sep 14, 2018We got to start on harvesting soybeans this week a little worried where Florence would go. Generally, we want to harvest soybeans when they are mature since we can lose […]

Georgia Pecans: Mites Are Present, Should You Treat?

🕔Sep 14, 2018Two weeks ago we finally started seeing some scorch mites in our pecans. Normally they start up in August, and we are treating them in orchards along with black aphids. […]

Georgia: Plains Peanut Festival, Plains, Sept. 22

🕔Sep 14, 2018The 22nd annual Plains Peanut Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22 in Plains, Georgia, home of President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The event highlights the harvest […]

Cotton – Southeast – Hurricane Florence – Plenty Of Rain, Wind And Open Cotton – A Bad Mix

🕔Sep 13, 2018Hurricane Florence was pressing toward the Carolinas as we closed this issue Wednesday afternoon. As things look now, the crop will be affected by rain, wind or both. Flooding seems likely […]

Tobacco: How to Handle the Hurricane

🕔Sep 13, 2018With Florence bearing down, many of the flue-cured growers along the Atlantic Coast faced intense weather conditions with significant tobacco still in the field. Georgia might dodge the bullet since the […]

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Pressure a Concern for Late Planted Crops

🕔Sep 13, 2018Georgia cotton farmers who planted their crop late this year need to be mindful of potential whitefly pressure, according to Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension entomologist. Because whiteflies […]

Georgia Peanuts: Farmers Considering Early Harvest

🕔Sep 13, 2018Plant diseases, like leaf spot and white mold, are forcing Georgia peanut farmers to consider moving their harvest times up a few days, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Georgia Field Reports: Pivots Turn Up as Rains Turn Off

🕔Sep 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 9, 2018. County Comments Pam Sapp, Jefferson County Pasture conditions suffered greatly from lack of rain. Dryland cropland acres suffered, as […]

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