Bacon County Ag Update

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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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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March Forage Team Newsletter

This is the first article from the March Forage Team Newsletter. There is a link below for the entire newsletter. By Adam Speir Madison County CEC I always remember being at basketball games growing up and hearing that a close game by two very good teams would be called a…
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Posted in Hay.

Should you plant winter annuals?

There are several days within the next week with a good chance of rain in our upcoming forecast. The article below from Dennis Hancock will provide you with some insight on making a decision to plant and what the best option may be. For parts of Georgia and the Southeast, the forecast is…
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Bacon County Forage Field Day

Quick Reminder for Forage Field Day to be held this Thursday. It’s located just off of Big Creek Church Road. Dennis Hancock, Forage Extension Specialist will be discussing Nitrogen sources for hay fields and pastures. We will have a discussion on weed control and Bermuda stem Maggot. Pesticide Credits will be…
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