Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Midville Field Day News

The 2013 Midville Field Day was a huge success! The planning committee (Anthony Black, Wade Parker and Peyton Sapp) would like to thank everyone that attended and helped make it a great day. If you did not make it, we look forward to seeing you next year. I thought the field day was…
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Bermudagrass Stem Maggot

I received my first call last week on the bermudagrass stem maggot. I have heard about this pest in extreme southeast Georgia, but this is the first time I have witnessed the damage in Jenkins County. Why is this important? This is important because we have many bermuda hayfields and pasture in our…
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Fall Armyworms in Bermudagrass

This has been the hardest year ever to achieve a successful hay cutting. With the large amount of rain that the state and county has received, hay cutting has been a challenge. Nevertheless, most of our hay producers have gotten through their first cutting. Armyworms are starting to show up…
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Cotton Progress

The cotton crop has shown signs of life the past two weeks. The older cotton fields that I have visited are doing the best. However, any cotton planted after June 1st has a long way to go. Many people have asked for advice on how to handle this situation. This…
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Farming with Saturated Soils

The month of June and first part of July have been one of the wettest on record. According to the Midville Weather Station, 18.79” of rain has fallen so far. The rivers are overflowing and creeks have water in them that were filled up for the first time in years….
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New Method of Extension Delivery

The process of delivering information in today’s society is constantly changing. The purpose and mission of the Extension Service is to deliver research based information in a timely and efficient manner. It is our job and intent to make sure all of our clients are up to date on the…
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