Bulloch County Ag News

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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Peanut Maturity Profile Clinics

Peanut harvest will be here before you know it and I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some important things that need to be done before the harvest begins. An initial Hull-Scrape Profile is recommended to determine maturity and a digging date. There will be peanut maturity clinics at…
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Spider Mite Infestations in Peanuts

The continued hot and dry weather is not ideal for many things, but spider mites love it. I continue to find additional spider mite infestations in more and more of the dryland peanut fields that I visit. The dry corners in pivot fields are also harboring mites. The extended hot and dry…
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Terminating Insecticide Applications in Cotton

The decision to terminate insect controls can be challenging in some fields but a few basic considerations will assist in that decision.  When evaluating a field a grower must first identify the last boll population which will significantly contribute to yield (bolls which you plan to harvest).  In some situations…
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UGA East Georgia Extension Agronomist Interviews

Please refer to the date, time and location below for the last three candidate interviews applying for the UGA East Georgia Extension Agronomist position. This position was previously held by Dr. Jared Whitaker. Some of you were in attendance for Dr. Russell Henderson’s, Dr. Joseph Oakes and Dr. Mathew Wallhead’s earlier interviews. Please…
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