Bulloch County Ag News

Southern Corn Rust and Soybean Rust Confirmed in Southwest GA

Southern Corn Rust Southern corn rust was identified in Seminole County yesterday and can be a serious threat to our corn production. Growers in our area should definitely be on alert. There has not been any Southern Corn Rust found in the sentinel plot in Bulloch County yet. Be prepared to protect your corn as…
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2015 Bulloch County Cotton Nematode Trials

The Clayton Anderson Farms and Cromley Farms Cotton Nematode Trial results are included in the tables below. We generally see a decline in RKN populations where we plant RKN resistant varieties; thereby, providing lasting benefits for future cotton crops. The Cromley Farms Trial had low RKN counts and minimal root gall damage. The Clayton Anderson…
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2015 Bulloch County On-Farm Irrigated Cotton Variety Trial

The yield results and lint quality data from the 2015 Bulloch County On-Farm Irrigated Cotton Variety Trial at Cromley Farms is listed in chart below. I am also providing the yield average from all 19 On-Farm Cotton Variety Trials that were done throughout the state last year. Please keep in mind that consistency…
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Ag Economic and Insurance Informational Meeting

Ag Economic and Insurance Informational Meeting                                                                       Wednesday, February 17, 2016                                                                                                                  Bulloch County Center for Agriculture                                                                                                        12:00 pm – 3:00 pm There will be an informational meeting to discuss the commodity outlook for 2016 at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture on Wednesday, February 17, beginning at 12:00 pm. UGA Extension…
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2016 Trainings for Applying Auxin Herbicide (2,4-D or Dicamba) “Using Pesticides Wisely”

Cotton and soybean varieties with tolerance to auxin herbicides (2,4-D or dicamba)  are nearing commercialization. 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…
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