The federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law on March 26 and includes language requested by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to clarify state […]
With commercial citrus acreage on the rise in Georgia, producers should be aware of potential signs of citrus greening and the pests that carry the disease that has devastated the […]
Georgia Weeds: 3 Reoccurring Herbicide Questions Apr 3, 2020
Got a few reoccurring questions over the last week, so I thought I would share a few thoughts with you.
Southeast Georgia Extension Pecan Specialist Andrew Sawyer discusses early bud break and discusses scab management with Dr. Tim Brenneman in this episode of the South Georgia Pine Podcast.
Though we are still generally early in the season, there are a few things I want to bring to your attention. We have been allowed to continue our survey of […]
Georgia pecan growers should be monitoring for ambrosia beetle now, especially if they have planted new trees or their orchards include trees that are less than three years old. The […]
Georgia Peanuts: Seed Quality Concerns Mar 19, 2020
Growers should ask what the Germination % is on every lot they purchase. Bought seed should be 75% germination or above. Farmer saved seed may be in any range. Please make […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated eight South Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Anderson, Calhoun, Greenville, Lexington, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, and Spartanburg counties who suffered losses due […]
Georgia Pecans: Example Fungicide Program for 2020 Mar 17, 2020
I hope you all are staying safe amid the coronavirus concerns out there right now. Unfortunately as many of you know we have had to cancel our last four county […]
We have received many questions in recent days pertaining to the quality issues facing our peanut seed supply in 2020 and relative performance of seed treatments Dynasty PD and Rancona. […]