Bacon County Ag Update

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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Flea Control Tips for your home and yard.

This article has some great tips on flea control. Article written by Mary Hornbeck. If you own a pet, chances are you’ve dealt with fleas in some form or fashion. Unfortunately, our yards are fleas’ resorts, and they consider our pets to be their own personal valets and moving diners….
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Citrus Growers Summer Update

There is going interest in bacon county in Citrus. This meeting in Valdosta will be a opportunity to pick up a bit more information. Citrus Grower’s Summer Update   July 26, 2017 Lowndes County Extension Office 2102 E. Hill Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31636       11:30               Registration  …
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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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