Bulloch County Ag News

REMINDER: Peanut Shade Tree Meeting Tomorrow – July 25 @ 10:00 am

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 behind the grain bins and next to their shelter. We will meet under the pecan trees next to grain bins. If it happens to be raining, we will meet under their shelter. Parking is available between lane to shelter and peanut field.

Dr. Bob Kemerait, Plant Pathologist, and Dr. Eric Prostko, Weed Scientist, will be in attendance to discuss current peanut disease and weed issues. Dr. Kemerait will also discuss current cotton disease issues and soybean rust movement in the southeast.

One (1) Commercial Pesticide License (Category 21) hour and one (1) Private Pesticide License hour have been approved from the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

Please call the Extension Office (871-6130), email Lisa at uge3031@uga.edu or reply to this email by Monday, July 24, 12:00 noon if you plan to attend so accurate preparations can be made for refreshments. Please call the Extension Office if you have any questions.

I look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.