Brooks County Ag Connection

Perennial Peanut Field Day

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting the annual Perennial Peanut Field Day tomorrow from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida. Topics including perennial peanut disease management, nitrogen fixation in perennial peanut systems, and weed control…
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2016 Brooks County Silage Trial Results

I want to share results obtained from the Brooks County 2016 Corn Silage Variety trial.  We planted this trial on April 25th and harvested 14 weeks later on July 27th.  This year’s trial included 69 replications, 23 varieties replicated three times each.   The varieties are ranked according to two different parameters, lbs. of milk/acre…
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Feeding Cattle During Drought

Please see the article below regarding feeding during a drought by UGA Extension Animal Scientist Dr. Lawton Stewart. Most of Georgia, and especially parts of North Georgia, have suffered through some level of drought this summer.  The extended drought in many parts of the state have a double whammy effect…
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Prowl vs. Sonalan in Peanuts

Via Eric Prostko, Extension Weed Scientist; Recent price increases in Sonalan 3EC (ethalfluralin) have many growers taking a closer look at the cheaper priced pendimethalin formulations (Generic Prowl 3.3EC and Prowl H2O 3.8ASC) for use in peanuts.  With the exception of use in reduced tillage systems (i.e. Prowl is preferred…
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Possible Temik 15G replacement on the market!!

Please find attached two pieces of information regarding the availability of the new aldicarb product “AgLogic 15G”. Please click on the two links below for more information, AgLogic15G Launch Release Letter Ag Logic Q&A letter UGA Extension has not tested it.  We do expect it to perform very similar to Temik 15G,…
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GDA Egg Candling Class on April 4th

Please take note of this opportunity to become licensed to sell home grown eggs. This meeting is hosted by the Brooks County Extension with the training being offered through the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Registration is limited so call in if this interests you, the meeting has a $8 fee…
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