Bulloch County Ag News

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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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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Forage Production Meeting – May 4

Please see below information in regard to Forage Production Meeting being held on May 4, 2017, at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture. Please email uge3031@uga.edu or call the Extension Office at 871-6130 by Tuesday May 2, so accurate preparations can be made for the meal.  
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