Bacon County Ag Update

Monitor your field moisture levels

You may need to increase your irrigation frequency or application rate. I am thinking of several of the blueberry fields that I have visited in the last several days, but this information applies to anything else you are trying to grow. Our daytime temperatures are rising as we head into summer, couple this…
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Cotton Marketing News April

Volume 15, No. 5 April 11, 2017 Sponsored by Exports Get Another Revision Upward USDA’s monthly supply and demand estimates were released today. As expected, US cotton exports for the 2016 crop year (which ends July 31) were increased. Exports are now projected to total 14 million bales. This is…
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Cotton Market News

This is an excerpt from the Cotton Market News.  Follow the link for the full edition.   The 2016 crop is currently estimated at 17.23 million bales. Acreage abandonment has been low for 2 consecutive years—5½ % for the 2016 crop and 6% for 2015. Assuming 11.5 million acres planted…
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Using Pesticides Wisely Training for auxin herbicides

Cotton and soybean varieties with tolerance to auxin herbicides (2,4-D or dicamba) are being commercialized. Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely”.  The training will focus on helping applicators/growers make…
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2017 Row Crop Budgets

The most of the UGA row crop budgets are available. The peanut budget still needs to be updated with final price estimate.  Links to pdf files of the Convention and Strip-till budgets are below.   2017 Conventional Row Crop Budgets 2017 Row Crop Strip Till Budget   Call or stop…
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