Bulloch County Ag News

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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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…
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Enlist Spray Tip Demo Days – April 11

Please view flyer below for the upcoming Enlist Spray Tip Demo Days. The Demo in Bulloch County will be held at Ricky Nevil’s Farm on Tuesday, April 11 at 2:30 pm. Please pay special attention to address on flyer, because Demo will be held in a field that he tends and not at his headquarters. Please…
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Private Pesticide Applicator License Changes Take Effect on May 1

There are significant changes that will become effective on May 1, 2017 to the Georgia Private Pesticide Applicator license. Please look over the current rules and upcoming changes below: Current Private Applicator On-line Video Training  – The current on-line private applicator training, available at  gaprocerts.com consists of watching eleven video presentations about various pesticide…
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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….
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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…
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