Bacon County Ag Update

Asian Soybean Rust-Southeast Georgia

Dr. Bob Kemerait just informed us that Asian Soybean Rust has been found in a sentinel plot at the Southeast Georiga Research and Education Center in Midville. His recommendation is to treat beans younger than R1 (flowering) through R4 (full pod development) with fungicide. Don’t hesitate to call if you…
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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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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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Assistive Technology Expo will be held in Tifton Ga.

  We are holding a special event that we would like to invite you to.  Next month we are hosting an Assistive Technology Expo in Tifton Georgia.  You will be able to see tractor lifts, automatic gates, UTV’s and many more items that can make farming easier for individuals with…
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How to customize which post you receive

I try to share as much information on major agronomic crops as possible through Bacon Ag Update. I do realize that many of you focus on one or only a handful of crops. If you would rather receive updates on specific categories your interested in follow the steps below to customize your…
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Eric Prostko, UGA weed scientist, recommends that any product that contains the active ingredient fomesafen (Dawn, Flexstar GT, Prefix, TopGun, Reflex) be applied on or after the V1 stage of growth
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