Appling County Crop E News

2016 Cotton Weed Control

2016 cotton weed control guide below. Click on the images to enlarge. Keys to successful weed control: Do not plant into pigweed. Start clean! Scout fields before planting. If any pigweeds are coming up apply paraquat + crop oil or a surfactant at least 3-5 days before planting. Spraying paraquat ahead of planting will…
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2016 Crop Budgets

2016 crop budgets. All the working budgets are online at: UGA Budgets .  You can change the numbers and add your own on the website. This is only an average and numbers may vary from farm to farm. This is simply a tool to help make decisions. However, I think we all can agree…
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Blueberry Cold Injury Information

The following is largely a synopsis of information previously provided by Gerard Krewer (UGA Professor Emeritus and consultant), Bill Cline (NC State), Dave Lockwood (Univ. of TN), Danny Stanaland (retired county agent and consultant) and Phil Brannon regarding a suggested response to cold damage on blueberries and the potential threat…
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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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Mens’ Wild Game Supper

Mens’ Wild Game Supper. Saturday January 23, 2016 at Crossties 2775 Blackshear Hwy, Baxley, GA 31513 Outdoor Events starting at 4pm. Supper starts at 6pm. Door Prizes and Guest Speaker to Follow. Sponsored by Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church. For Tickets and Information Call 912-367-3995  
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Low Chill Hours in Blueberries and Using Dormex

We’ve received a very low amount of chill hours compared to previous years. What does this mean for blueberry growers? Below shows the chill hours from October to January 5 for the past seven years. This information is from Jeffrey G. Williamson, Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of…
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