Appling County Crop E News

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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Appling County Extension Meetings

Appling County Cotton Production Meeting January 19, 2017 at 12 Lunch Tuner Pond House   Appling County Pecan Meeting February 8, 2017 at 12 Lunch Location: Sarah’s Restaurant  in Baxley   Appling County Peanut Meeting March 2, 2017 at 12 Lunch Location: Turners Pond House   Worker Protection Standard Training March 7, 2017…
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Worker Protection Standard Training

February 17, 2017 MEMO TO: Pesticide Handlers FROM: D. Shane Curry, Appling County CEA RE: Worker Protection Standard (WPS)   We will be having a Worker Protection Standard training Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Sarah’s Restaurant. All hired help who must work in a field “where a…
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Mummy Berry Warning

From Dr. Phil Brannon: Blueberry growers, there are reports from the southern region of the state which indicate that leaves are starting to emerge on rabbiteye blueberries. This is truly an early leaf emergence for rabbiteyes, likely due to the exceptionally warm weather we are now experiencing. Blooms may not…
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Appling County Cotton Variety Trial Results and Cotton Quality

Appling County Cotton Variety Trial results and cotton quality Dryland Planted June 3. Harvested November 29. Variety Yield PHY 444 1119.2448 DG 2615 1065.2209 ST 4946 1054.5603  ST 5115 1023.3614  ST 6182 1018.4744 PHY 496 1016.7035  CG3885 991.84186 PHY 333 984.5  DP1538 963.90988 DP 1553 948.57674 DP 1646 921.36552  NG…
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Integrated Management of Southern Root-Knot Nematode with Resistant Cotton Varieties and Telone in Appling County

The objective of this study was to compare the performance of cotton varieties with known partial-resistance to the root-knot nematode to popular varieties without resistance. Additionally, plots planted to each variety and fumigated with Telone II (4 gal/A), were compared to non-fumigated plots. Hopefully, the results from this study will…
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