Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Postemerge Herbicide Options for Cotton!!

Cotton planting is well under way in Colquitt County and overlapping residual herbicides is key to manage glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth.  Palmer present at harvest often emerge within 17 d of planting, hence timeliness of POST 1 herbicides is critical. Palmer amaranth usually breaks through PRE herbicides between 13 and…
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Insect scout schools important for Georgia farmers, agriculture consultants to attend

Georgia farmers and agriculture consultants hoping to refine their scouting skills are invited to this year’s Insect Scout Schools, hosted by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. The schools will be held in Tifton, Georgia, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on Monday, June 13, and in Midville, Georgia, at…
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ALERT: Downy Mildew of Cucurbit Detected in Georgia

ALERT: Downy Mildew of Cucurbit Detected in Georgia Downy mildew of squash has been detected from Thomas County in Georgia (May 3, 2016). These observations indicate that inoculum of downy mildew is currently in GA and under favorable conditions (cool and wet conditions) potential disease outbreak in cucurbit can occur. I would suggest our cucurbit growers to look for the downy mildew symptoms…
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