Brooks County Ag Connection

Row Crop Disease Update

I wanted to share disease updates and UGA recommendations, for peanuts, cotton, and soybeans.  Please call me if you have any additional questions. Peanut:  We have experienced a couple of weeks of ideal conditions (very hot temperatures & scattered rainfall) for leaf spot diseases and white mold.  In order to protect…
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Reminder! Training for Applying Auxin Herbicides in Auxin-Tolerant Technologies

On Februrary 23rd at 9:00 a.m. Brooks County Extension will be hosting an area training for applying auxin herbicides in Auxin -Tolerant Technologies with Dr. Stanley Culpepper.  This meeting will provide 3 hours private and/or 3 hours of commercial pesticide credits. Please refer to information below for more details.  Cotton…
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2016 Cotton Marketing Handouts

  The Brooks County Extension Cotton Marketing Meeting was held on January 19th, 2016, with Dr. Don Shurley.  I wanted to share the educational information that I distributed and discussed at this meeting.  I am providing links to the 2016 Row Crop Cost Comparison Budget (includes cotton, corn, peanuts, &…
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USDA to Cotton Farmers: “Sorry Guys…” Cotton not Declared an Oilseed

Article taken from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said early Wednesday that USDA lawyers have determined the department does not have the authority to declare cottonseed an oilseed, as the cotton industry has asked. The declaration would make cottonseed eligible for farm subsidies, but after a speech to the National…
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Cotton Defoliation Charts – 2015

I wanted to share cotton defoliation information/charts that I distributed at our cotton defoliation meeting on August 18, 2015.  The first chart list rainfree periods required for various defoliant products.  Please call if you have additional questions. Cotton Defoliation Handout (8-18-15)          
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