Bacon County Ag Update

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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Blue-Green Alage

Blue-green algae is a common algae that grows in many ponds, lakes, and other water sources throughout the world. Under certain conditions, such as drought or high phosphorous and nitrogen in the water, these algae can reproduce at an alarming rate creating an “algal bloom” from which several issues can arise….
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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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Sharon Bridges retirement

Many of you already are aware that Sharon Bridges, Bacon County Extension Secretary, is retiring at the end of this month. Please stop by the office on Friday, March 31, 2017, between the hours of 3-5 pm. Refreshments will be served.    
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