Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

2015 UGA Peanut Update

Due to low cotton prices, there is a lot of interest in peanut production this year.  Below is the update 2015 UGA Peanut Update. 2015peanutupdate Included in this update from the UGA Peanut Team includes budgets, crop rotation effects on peanuts, a cultivar update and other new information in peanut […]
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2015 UGA Corn Production Guide

Below is a link for the 2015 UGA Corn Production Guide.  Lots of good corn production information on agronomics, disease management, irrigation and weed control.    http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/gagrains/documents/2015CornProductionGuide.pdf  
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Do you need commercial pesticide credits? Earn 5 hours at one of these trainings!

Don’t miss this opportunity to earn 5 hours of commercial pesticide applicator credits that are good in 14 categories! Pesticide Safety and Handling Training Thursday, February 5 – Albany Thursday, February 19 – Savannah Thursday, March 5 – Perry Earn five hours of Georgia Commercial Pesticide Credit!  Category 24, […]
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UGA 2015 Peanut Production Budgets and Row Crop Economics

Due to commodity prices, growers are trying to figure out the most profitable mix of commodities to grow on their farm.  Below is a link to the 2015 UGA Peanut Budgets.  The four budgets include dryland and irrigated production cost estimates for conventional and striptill peanuts. 2015 uga peanut budgets […]
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Upcoming Colquitt County Extension Production Meetings

Colquitt County Peanut Production Meeting, Jan 26th at 6 pm.  Dr. Scott Monfort, UGA Peanut Agronomist, will be on hand to give area growers an update on the current peanut situation and new production practices. Colquitt County Vegetable Update, Jan 30 at noon. Keynote speakers are Dr. Tim Coolong, Extension Horticulturalist, Dr. Stormie […]
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2014 Vegetables: Pesticide Product Update

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New Labeled Fungicides in 2014: 2 NEW FUNGICIDES : Merivon- BASF Bulb Vegetables (Onions) (11 floz/A) Purple Blotch Botrytis neck rot Botrytis leaf blight Downy Mildew Cucurbit Crops (5.5 floz/A) Powdery Mildew Gummy Stem Blight Alternaria Anthracnose Target Spot Leafy Vegetables (not brassicas) Proline- Bayer Cucurbit Crops (5.7 floz/A) Fusarium […]
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2015 Georgia Ag Forecast

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Ag Forecast is an annual seminar series presented by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in partnership with Georgia Farm Bureau and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. We invite you to join us at one of our seminars this year to discuss crops, commodities, and agricultural economics. This […]
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Brassica Update

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I thought it would be good to touch base with everyone about what I’m seeing on brassicas here in the county. Sclerotinia on Cabbage: The entire head of cabbage begins to collapse and a white fungal growth occurs. In later stages of development raisin-like structures can be observed.   Sclerotinia […]
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