Appling County Crop E News

Blueberries and The March 2017 Freeze

Blueberry growers, the winter weather of March 16-17 2017 will most likely be dates we never forget. In just one night what could have potentially been a record crop load was nearly wiped out. Some fields were hit harder than others, but it was devastating across the blueberry belt of…
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2017 Cotton Variety Selection

Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a cotton producer makes each year. Since 2010, UGA Extension Cotton Agronomists and County Extension Agents have evaluated the performance of cotton varieties in an on-farm program set up to deliver information to help producers make variety selection decisions.  Each year,…
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3rd Annual Farmers Unite in Prayer

3rd Annual Farmers Unite in Prayer March 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM Baxley Church of God Speakers: Bro. Earl Wiggins, Bro. Billy Bratton, Bro. David Barber, Bro. Wayne Williamson, and Bro. Roger Daniels. Singers: Glen and Sherry Beach We would like to ask every farmer and their families to join…
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Pecan Tree Insurance

A Pecan Tree Insurance Program has been officially approved and implemented by the USDA Risk Management Agency and will be available to growers starting with the 2018 crop year, which begins on July 1, 2017. Growers have been able to insure their pecan crop for several years and now they…
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2017 Pecan Beginners Course Tifton, GA

The Pecan Beginners Course will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton. GA on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. There is a registration fee of $10 . Registration at the door will be $15 until we reach capacity of 300 people. Please pre-register so that we will have a…
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Determining Pesticide Applicator Certification Status

Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant crops or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant crops in Georgia, growers must attend “Using Pesticides Wisely.” You can double check to see if you are certified by going to the link below and searching for your name. If you are listed as having attended…
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2017 UGA Recommended Soybean Varieties

2017 UGA Recommended Soybean Varieties (Freeman and Prostko) The following is the current list of UGA recommended soybean varieties for 2017.  To make it on this list, a soybean variety must 1) perform, at least, at or above the 2-year average in yield across 6 Georgia locations (12-test average); 2)…
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2017 UGA Crop Budgets

2017 UGA Budgets CLICK HERE   At the above link you will find working budgets that you can enter your farm information and numbers into and get a more accurate number. These are only averages. You may have to save the file to your computer to be able to use the…
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2017 Pecan Spray Guide

  2017-Pecan-Spray-Guide Click here   The optimum temperature range for scab infection is 59-77 degrees F and a leaf wetness of about 12 hours. Pecan spray suggestion guide from 2016: 1. Absolute 2. Tebuconazole+Topsin M+Phosphite 3. Absolute+Phosphite 4. Elast/Tin 5. Absolute 6. Elast/Tin 7. Elast/Tin 8. Elast/Tin If rainfall during…
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