Bulloch County Ag News

Peanut Shade Tree Meeting

There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at Smith-Healy Farms (Jeff Lanier), Wade Hodges peanut field, located at 5668 Banks Dairy Road, Statesboro, GA 30458.   (GPS Coordinates: N 32.476810° E -81.875207°)   The peanut field is…
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Peanut Weed Tips for July

Below is some information related to peanut weed control provided by Dr. Eric Prostko as we close out the month of June and enter into July.   A few things to consider as we head into July:   1) Cobra or Ultra Blazer applications should be avoided if possible when…
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Southern Corn Rust found in Terrell County

Dr. Kemerait has identified Southern Corn Rust on 10 June and yesterday (17 June) in 3 fields in Terrell County.   Southern rust is STILL 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…
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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Southwest Georgia

According to Dr. Bob Kemerait, Southern Corn Rust has been confirmed in Mitchell County. There was not much there but it was there! Below is what he stated about the find.    This is the EARLIEST find of southern corn rust in my 15 years in Georgia.   Corn growers…
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2015 Cotton Scout Schools

If you or someone you know is interested in attending the upcoming cotton scout schools in Tifton or Midville, the information and schedule about each is listed below.   Cotton insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 8, 2015 in Tifton and June 16, 2015 in Midville. These programs…
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