Farmer Suicides – Risk Factors to Look For

🕔May 16, 2019Georgia farmers are champions at tackling challenges they can see – bad weather, insects and livestock disease, to name a few. Their higher-than-average suicide rate, however, indicates they may need […]

Cotton – Southeast – In Places, It’s The Season That Wont Start – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔May 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

Georgia Pecans: Newly Planted Tree Issues

🕔May 15, 2019I’ve had a number of calls recently on newly planted trees either not leafing out just yet or the new shoots and leaves scorching. Anytime you have a newly planted […]

Georgia: 2 Cotton, Peanut, Soybean Scout Schools in June

🕔May 14, 2019Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 10, 2019 in Tifton and June 18, 2019 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  These programs offer […]

Cargill Feed Recall in 9 States Due to High Aflatoxin Levels

🕔May 14, 2019Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. The affected products, which were manufactured and […]

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Wide Open

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. County Comments Thad Glenn, Stephens County The vast majority of producers finished their first cutting of hay for the […]

Hurricane Michael: Still No Relief for Struggling Farmers

🕔May 10, 2019On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a Category 5 hurricane, with peak, sustained winds estimated at 160 mph. It was the strongest hurricane […]

Georgia Weather: April Was Warmer, Wetter Than Normal

🕔May 10, 2019Farmers in the southern half of Georgia benefited from drier conditions this April, while producers in the soggy northern half of the state are still working to prepare fields for […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Perhaps “The Best Planting Season In A Generation” For Some Areas?

🕔May 8, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

Georgia Cotton: Nematodes – What You Do Now Affects Everything You Do Later

🕔May 8, 2019We had a very mild winter this year.  Mild winters may be nice in reducing our power bill; however extended periods of very cold soil temperatures are essential for reducing […]

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