Bacon County Ag Update

Reminder Bacon County Forestry Meeting

Tuesday, Oct 24 @ 6:00 p.m. Meeting Location: Bacon Co. Extension Office Agenda: Registration……………………………………………6:00 p.m. Dinner……………………………………………………6:30 p.m. Planning for the Planting Season…….David Dickens, Ph.D. USDA-NRCS Programs…..………………Ben Rose Herbaceous weed control…………… David Dickens, Ph.D. Please RSVP: Bacon Co. Extension (912) 632-5601 or uge4005@uga.edu   Meeting sponsored by: T & M Forest…
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Cotton-Whitefly

I have found whiteflies in Cotton today. The adults are very small white flying insects. The nymphs look like football shaped scales and will be on the underside of leaves. The treatment threshold is when the 5th leaf from the top of the cotton plant has 5 or more immature…
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Cotton Policy Update

The following is a cotton policy update from Don Shurley: Background and Summary of Recent Cotton Policy Developments   Don Shurley Cotton Economist/Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics   Under the 2014 farm bill, cotton is not a “covered commodity” and not eligible for the ARC and PLC programs.  Cotton’s “safety…
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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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