Bacon County Ag Update

Cotton Marketing News

written by Don Shirley, UGA Extension Last week’s USDA monthly crop production and supply and demand estimates contained some good news and some bad news. Overall, I’d have to consider the report somewhat bearish. The market (new crop December futures prices) has been in a “downward-sideways” mode since mid-May and…
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Fire Ant Control

There are three major treatments for problematic fire ants: individual mound treatment, baits, and broadcast granulars. Each treatment has its own advantages and disadvantages and therefore work best in certain contexts. Individual mound treatments Individual mound treatments are just that, insecticides applied to a specific problem mound. These are useful…
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Pecan Insect Update

Below is a very important update for pecan growers sent by Lenny Wells. Here is an insect update from Dr. Will Hudson: “A number of growers have called asking if they need to reapply their insecticide treatments for budmoth.  The answer is yes, definitely.  There are several (5-6) generations for…
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Cotton Marketing News

lume 15, No. 7 May 30, 2017 As we proceed to complete planting and get fully into the growing season, growers will be looking for and accessing marketing opportunities to price or in some fashion take protection on some portion of expected production. I believe some growers are already quite…
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