Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Just a Reminder: Forage Conference Starts Next Week!

    Forage production is at the heart of Georgia’s livestock industries. Our diverse forage systems are some of the best in the world. For the fourth straight year, the Georgia Cattlemen’s Annual Convention begins with a focus on forages with the Georgia Forages’ Conference starting off the week’s events. This Conference […]
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2015 UGA Soybean Production Guides and Recommended Varieties

The electronic copy of the 2015 Georgia Soybean Production Guide can be accessed via the UGA Soybean Webpage at http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/soybeans/   Or accessed directly via the link — http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/soybeans/documents/2015GeorgiaSoybeanProductionGuide-website.pdf   The recommended varieties for 2015 can be found in the guide and on the webpage OR via the link — […]
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Fungicide Program Example for Managing Pecan Scab

Below are some thoughts from Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist, on fungicide programs in pecan. The following 8-spray fungicide schedule is provided as an example of one option to use for pecan scab management in light of the emerging scab insensitivity issues surrounding some of our fungicides. Since Tin is such an integral part […]
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P, K, Zn Fertilization of Young Pecan Trees

Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Horticulturalist, discusses some great points about fertilization of young pecan trees.  Below are his thoughts on this subject. Most soils on which new pecan orchards are established here in Georgia are old row crop fields or cleared pine land. In the case of row crop fields, […]
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2015 UGA Cotton Budgets

Don Shurley, UGA Cotton Economist, has posted the new update 2015 cotton production budgets.  These budgets include irrigated and dry land production that utilize a conventional or strip till production system.  If you have any questions about the budgets contact your local county agent. 2015-CONV-IR 2015-CONV-NI 2015-ST-IR 2015-ST-NI
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Peanut Update — 3-2-15

Peanuts: Below are some questions that I have been getting about peanut production. Warrant Label Change!! Eric Prostko, UGA Weed Scientist, has an update on a new supplemental label for Warrant for peanuts. 1) Preplant soil incorporated (PPI) applications together with Prowl, Sonalan, or Strongarm are not recommended due to […]
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