Appling County Crop E News

Out On The Farm

The Out on The Farm Post is where I post about different things I see in the county or when traveling. It may be educational, funny, or both. Enjoy. I always think it’s fascinating at some of the calls and questions I receive. I went to look at this tree to…
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Out On The Farm

Below are a few things that have been going on and research trials that I’ve been working on over the last few weeks. The GA/FL Tobacco Tour made a stop in Appling County to look at our variety trial and TSWV trial. Thanks to Reid, Jared and Danny Turner for hosting…
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Out On The Farm

Pecan harvest is in full swing across Appling County and Georgia. I stopped by one of our local shellers the other day to see how the season was going. I was happy to find out they’re now making pecan brittle. It’s delicious if you’re wondering! They also have a full line…
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Out On The Farm

Highbush blueberries are being packed wide open now. The later maturing rabbiteye variety season hasn’t started yet. Rain is slowing some picking down, but for the most part packing sheds are running strong getting blueberries packaged and shipped. We started collecting leaf samples from one of our blueberry Exobasidium leaf and fruit spot…
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Out On The Farm

I don’t think I’ll ever forget Mothers day 2008. I got a phone call from a man that was about to cut some trees at our farm. He said, “Have you ate yet.” I said, “No”. He replied, “Good. Because once you see all the damage on ya’lls land from…
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Out On The Farm

I love my job! I get to help people every day, work with some of the best farmers in Georgia, find the best fishing spots in the county when helping with pond questions, learn the best hunting spots when looking at food plots, and I get to enjoy some of…
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