Bulloch County Ag News

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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Southern Corn Rust

Southern corn rust has been identified in 3 locations as of late last week. The last identification was in a field in Morgan County near the community of Buckhead (near Madison).  Prior to this find late last week it had ONLY been found lightly in Seminole and Marion Counties. Samples from the Bulloch County corn…
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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Bulloch County

Southern corn rust was confirmed in Robert Franklin’s irrigated corn field in Register yesterday (June 15). The rust was found sporadically in small amounts in his field. Please take necessary action to protect your corn crop from southern corn rust from very early tassel through dough stage (R6). Refer to…
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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Wayne County

Southern corn rust was found and confirmed yesterday (June 6) in two different fields in Wayne County.  It means  that not only do we have perfect weather for the disease but that southern corn rust is found nearly from one edge of the Coastal Plain to the other and could be anywhere in between. …
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Current Field Corn Weed Control

Dr. Prostko has provided the information below about corn weed control during this wet and rainy period:   The rainy weather this week has delayed many postemergence herbicide applications in field corn.   Consequently, growers will be forced to make some tough decisions when the weather clears. Here are a few things to…
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