Bulloch County Ag News

2017 Bulloch County Extension On-Farm Peanut Research Results

Some of the 2017 Bulloch County Extension on-farm peanut research results can be viewed on the UGA Extension – Bulloch County website under Bulloch County Research Trials by clicking here. Thanks to all the farm cooperators and companies that supplied product and/or support for all the research trials. This effort would not be possible…
Read More

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…
Read More

Cotton, Peanut and Soybean Insect Scout School

An Insect Scouting School will be conducted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center in Midville.  Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  The program will offer basic information on insect pest identification and damage, natural enemies, and scouting procedures.  The training will serve as…
Read More

Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Useful in Calculating Local Soil Temperature and Much More

I know many of you currently use the Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network for local weather information. This is an excellent place to check soil temperature. It is recommended that the average daily soil temperature remain above 68° F at the 4-inch depth for 3 consecutive days and without cold temperatures in…
Read More

Calculating 2016 PLC Peanut Payment

I have had several questions over the past few weeks about the PLC peanut payments for the 2016 peanut crop. The Marketing Year Average (MYA) price for peanuts is calculated from August 1 – July 31 using National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) prices. That being said, we are about 60% of the way through the 2016 marketing year….
Read More

Bulloch County Peanut Production Meeting

Peanut Production Meeting Monday, March 13, 2017 Bulloch County Center for Agriculture 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm   There will be a Peanut Production Meeting at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture on Monday, March 13, 2017. Dr. Scott Tubbs, Dr. Bob Kemerait and Dr. Eric Prostko will be the…
Read More

Page 1 of 3123