Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Water Use: What Are The Facts?

I’m writing this post after being “flooded by” blog posts, emails & electronic newsletters ALL REVOLVING AROUND DECISIONS BEING MADE REGARDING WATER USE & WATER QUALITY. I hope to share enough information for you to feel like you need to somehow participate in some of the processes that are ongoing! …
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Points to Remember for “Liquid Valor” Formulations

Dr. Prostko let us know that 2 “liquid Valor” formulations will be labeled for use next year: Valor EZ (Valent) and Panther SC (NuFarm).  Currently, we have very little information for recommendations on these two formulations of flumioxazin. There may be a few potential challenges with tank mixing these liquid…
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Agricultural Labor Relations Forum

The 2016 Agricultural Labor Relations Forum will be held in Tifton, GA at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on Tuesday-November 1 and Wednesday-November 2, 2016.   Ag labor considerations and H2A start-up will be discussed by Frank Gasperini. Additional Workshops and Educational Topics Include: Common Infractions on Wage and Hour…
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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed

Over the past couple weeks there have been corn fields where “small hits” of Southern Corn Rust were reported. Yesterday the UGA Plant Pathology lab confirmed southern corn rust on leaves submitted to the Burke County Extension Office by Rocky Yelton. The spot he found was small / isolated. In…
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