Georgia Peanuts: Early-Season Peanut Disease Checklist

🕔Apr 23, 2018Below is a “checklist” of options and opportunities for establishing strong disease and nematode control for the early part of the season and for laying a foundation that helps to […]

Georgia Peanuts: Thrips – The 1st Pest of the Season

🕔Apr 18, 2018Below are a few words from Mark Abney, UGA Peanut Entomologist, about managing thrips in peanut. As usual, thrips management will be the first insect issue peanut growers face in […]

Georgia Cotton: 8 Tips on Managing Seedling Diseases

🕔Apr 18, 2018I have received a question or two about managing cotton seedling disease.  Below are a few points to consider from the UGA Cotton Production Guide. Good management practices to reduce […]

Georgia Peanuts: Don’t Be Alarmed by White-Lined Burrower Bug

🕔Apr 17, 2018Everyone in the peanut industry in Georgia knows that burrower bugs are bad. That is why I get several calls each spring from folks who have found burrower bugs in […]

Georgia Weather: Dry Planting Conditions Expected This Spring

🕔Apr 17, 2018Georgia farmers should expect dry weather when they plant their crops this spring, but Pam Knox, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences agricultural climatologist, anticipates an active […]

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Planting Nearing Finish, Early Cotton, Peanuts Begin

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Comments Roger Gates, Whitfield County A mostly dry week was beneficial for fieldwork. Continued cool temperatures kept pasture […]

Georgia Cotton Commission Approves 2019 Research

🕔Apr 12, 2018At its April 11 Board Meeting, the Georgia Cotton Commission Board of Directors approved $697,802 in research for the 2019 crop year, an increase from the $665,196 approved for 2018.  This […]

Georgia: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Workshops – How Will It Affect Your Farm?

🕔Apr 12, 2018University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host a weeklong series of tax law workshops in counties throughout the state focused on the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]

Georgia Weather: Colder-Than-Normal March Damages Crops, Delays Planting

🕔Apr 12, 2018In terms of heat, February in the Southeastern U.S. set records, so the swing to lower-than-normal temperatures in March came as a shock to many. This year, the average temperature […]

Georgia Field Reports: Strong Corn Planting Where Not Delayed by Rain

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018. County Comments Keith Mickler, Floyd County Floyd County needs a few dry days. Corn planting is being delayed. Brian […]

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