Georgia Cotton: Reducing Hurricane Risk with Earlier Harvest – Study Jan 29, 2020

🕔Jan 29, 2020
Georgia’s cotton crop was decimated by Hurricane Michael in 2018. Now, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist Jared Whitaker is hoping his research will help alleviate some of the […]

Georgia Cotton: Harvest Ahead of Schedule, Crop Looking Good Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
It seems like just yesterday we were planting the 2019 Georgia cotton crop, yet here at the end of September producers have already gotten started with defoliation and harvest. We […]

Georgia: Cotton, Peanut Research Field Day, Sept. 4, Tifton Aug 22, 2019

🕔Aug 22, 2019
The The University of Georgia will host its annual Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day on September 4 at the university’s Tifton campus. Members of the UGA cotton and peanut […]

Georgia Cotton: Ramping Up Blue Disease Research Jul 8, 2019

🕔Jul 8, 2019
University of Georgia scientists are investigating the epidemiology of cotton leaf roll dwarf virus (CLRDV) in Georgia using a $75,000 grant jointly funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton […]

Georgia Cotton: Variety Selection – Sometimes We Need Compromise Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Weather is a big factor that all cotton producers have to consider during planting season. In Georgia, rainfall is almost always limited at some point and our producers are some […]

Georgia Weather: Upcoming a Heatwave a Concern for Cotton May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019
Georgia temperatures are rising, and the weather is only going to get hotter with little rain in the forecast. That’s not good news for Georgia’s cotton producers who are in […]

Georgia: Cotton Blue Disease – What We Know Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019
In the fall of 2018, Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus (CLRDV) was confirmed to infect cotton in 14 South Georgia counties. This virus is vectored by aphids and associated with Blue […]

Georgia Cotton: Wet Weather Has Some Crops Still in Fields Jan 25, 2019

🕔Jan 25, 2019
As Georgia cotton farmers prepare for this year’s growing season, some are still trying to harvest what’s left of the 2018 crop, according to Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia Cooperative […]

Georgia: Wilcox County – Damage Estimates to Pecans, Cotton, Peanuts Oct 31, 2018

🕔Oct 31, 2018
It’s been three weeks since the storm came through Wilcox County. The eye of the hurricane went right above Pineview which put Wilcox right in the devastating path. Over 90 […]

Georgia Cotton: Preliminary Damage Estimates Oct 22, 2018

🕔Oct 22, 2018
Hurricane Michael unexpectedly gained power and quickly grew into a Category 4 storm overnight, which made it nearly impossible for Georgia cotton farmers to prepare and respond. Much of Georgia’s […]

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