Bacon County Ag Update

More on Mummy Berry

I wanted to provide everyone with a bit more information regarding Mummy Berry infections.  Typically, mummy berry risk in our area is closely related to the timing of leaf and flower emergence in rabbiteye blueberries in South Georgia. Dr. Scherm’s mummy berry prediction model is running a month ahead compared to the last five years. Many of…
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Mummy Berry Model

Dr. Harald Scherm has run the mummy germination model up to Jan. 17. Assuming good soil moisture it seems that the risk of infection of leaf and flower buds are high at susceptible stages. Potential mummy germination 1-18-2017
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Winter lawn weeds

This is a good time of year to treat annual winter weeds in your lawn. One of the most common weeds brought to me for identification is Burweed. Key identification characteristics of lawn burweed are: 1) opposite, sparsely hairy leaves that are divided into numerous segments, b) small inconspicuous flowers and…
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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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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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