Bacon County Ag Update

Fungicides for Rust Treatment in Blueberry

This year we evaluated some of our most commonly used fungicides for efficacy on rust. Our DMI’s work well and are still a good choice for rust control. This is the first year we have test Proline in Georgia. It provide the highest level of control in this study.  …
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Cattle Handling and Reproductive Management field day

The UGA Beef team is offering the 1st Annual Heifer Evaluation and Reproductive Development Field Day to be held at the Alapaha Beef Unit in Alapaha, GA on Wednesday, 31-August, 2016.  This program will focus on beef cattle reproductive management and handling. As part of the program you will become certified…
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Bacon County Forage Field Day

Quick Reminder for Forage Field Day to be held this Thursday. It’s located just off of Big Creek Church Road. Dennis Hancock, Forage Extension Specialist will be discussing Nitrogen sources for hay fields and pastures. We will have a discussion on weed control and Bermuda stem Maggot. Pesticide Credits will be…
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Thrips Monitoring in Peanut

Below is an update from Dr. Mark Abney, UGA Peanut Entomologist. It will come as no surprise to anyone who has been walking through peanut and cotton fields over the last seven days, but tobacco thrips are still on the move. While there is no definitive answer to the question…
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Marginal Leaf Scorch- Farthing

We have had several reports of Marginal leaf Scorch on Farthing this year. Several of the samples have tested positive for Xylella. Below are some comments from UFL on Farthing and Meadowlark regarding Xylella. Dr. Jim Olmstead, University of  Florida, has indicated that he does not consider Farthing to have issues…
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