Georgia: Pesticide Training Program Has Lowered Drift Complaints Dec 7, 2018

🕔Dec 7, 2018A state program aimed at teaching farmers and other pesticide applicators how to properly apply pesticides continues to limit pesticide drift in Georgia. The educational training system, called “Using Pesticides […]

Georgia Pesticide Waste Clean Day, Moultrie, Nov. 14 Oct 1, 2018

🕔Oct 1, 2018Georgia Clean Day is a program that gives everyone an opportunity to discard old, unusable, or cancelled pesticides to a hazardous waste contractor for disposal. Pesticides in leaking containers or […]

Georgia Peanuts: Colquitt County Hull Scrape Clinics Begin Next Week Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018Starting the week of Labor Day, the Colquitt County Extension will be offering peanut maturity clinics every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM until the end […]

Georgia: Colquitt County Cotton Defoliation, Peanut Harvest Meeting, Moultrie, Sept. 4 Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018The Colquitt County Extension will be hosting a Cotton Defoliation and Peanut Harvest Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. This meeting will start at noon and will be held at […]

Sawyer on Crops: Bermudagrass Stem Maggot – What to Do – Podcast Jul 13, 2018

🕔Jul 13, 2018Bermudagrass stem maggots are showing up in southern Georgia hay fields. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews County Agent Jeremy Kichler on the effects […]

Georgia Peanuts: Thrips – The 1st Pest of the Season Apr 18, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

Peanut Rx Guide Updated for 2018 Mar 21, 2018

🕔Mar 21, 2018The new edition of the 2018 Peanut Rx is now available. The Spotted Wilt Index and the Peanut Fungal Disease Risk Index were successfully combined in 2005 to produce the […]

Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips Nov 20, 2017

🕔Nov 20, 2017Over the last couple of days I have received a few questions concerning wheat.  Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield. 1. Planting Dates:  According to […]

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