Bacon County Ag Update

Cotton Growth and PGR applications

Heading into the third week in July, cotton is growing quickly with the recent rainfall. It will soon be time many of you are making decisions on PGR applications. The chart below should help you will timing of applications. Since chance of rain continue to be high and popup showers…
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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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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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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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