Bulloch County Ag News

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…
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2017 Using Pesticides Wisely Trainings – Culpepper

Cotton and soybean varieties with tolerance to auxin herbicides (2,4-D or dicamba) are being commercialized. Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia, growers will be required to attend the training “Using Pesticides Wisely”. The training will focus on helping applicators/growers make wise decisions when…
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Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Bulloch County

Asian soybean rust has been found on soybean leaves from the soybean rust sentinel plot in Bulloch County.  Currently, growers across the Coastal Plain of Georgia can expect soybean rust to be present.  It has been slow to develop, but is now moving within fields and through the area more quickly.  …
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Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Georgia

Asian soybean rust was found on soybean leaves from sentinel plots in Attapulgus, Decatur County.  Asian soybean rust has been slow to develop in Georgia and Alabama this year, but has been found scattered throughout Mississippi.   Any soybeans that have reached full seed/R6 growth stages are “safe”.  Younger soybeans are still…
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