Bulloch County Ag News

Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Bulloch County

Asian soybean was found on soybean leaves from the soybean rust sentinel plot in Bulloch County yesterday.  Currently, growers across the Coastal Plain of Georgia can expect soybean rust to be present.  It was slow to develop, but more than likely hurricane Irma has spread it more profusely.   Any soybeans that have reached…
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Bulloch County Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial

Please view the results in the table below for the irrigated corn variety trial that was done at Michael Smith’s Farm. Thanks to Michael and the seed companies (AgraTech, Croplan Genetics, DeKalb, Dyna-Gro, Mycogen and Pioneer) for their support of this corn research effort.  
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Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Midville GA

Asian soybean rust has been identified in several counties in southwest Georgia recently, but was found on soybean leaves from sentinel plots in Midville yesterday – August 18.    Soybeans are vulnerable to Asian soybean rust until they reach full seed/R6 growth stages and may need to be protected with a fungicide application.  Current rainfall patterns could…
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Silverleaf Whitefly in Cotton Meeting – August 18

Silverleaf Whitefly in Cotton Meeting Friday, August 18, 2017 – 10:00 am Cromley Farms   There will be a Silverleaf Whitefly (SLWF) Meeting on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at Cromley Farms (Lee and Charley) which is located at 9714 Brooklet-Denmark Road, Brooklet,…
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Silverleaf Whiteflies in Cotton

I am sure you have heard about the silverleaf whiteflies (SLWF) showing up in Georgia cotton and other states in the Southeast. Thresholds have been met in some areas in Southwest Georgia and are being treated. Dr. Phillip Roberts reports that whitefly are spreading and are still quite problematic. He estimates that…
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Peanut Shade Tree Meeting – July 25

There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at Stilson Farms (Wade and Matt McElveen) which is located at 901 McElveen Road, Brooklet, GA 30415.  (GPS Coordinates: N 32.310559°  E -81.558880°)  The peanut field is located off McElveen Road…
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