Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

New Aphid Pest Found In Georgia!!

I was recently in a sorghum field with Amber Arrington, Colquitt County Ag Agent, around Moultrie, GA and found some populations of the white sugar cane aphid.  Below are a couple of pictures of what we are seeing. David Buntin, Grain Crop Entomologist with the University of Georgia has given us […]
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Update on Stored Grain Protectants:

  Corn harvest is getting into full swing and we are getting questions on grain protectants. Here is a quick update from Michael Toews, UGA Entomologist :   Grain protectants, insecticides labeled for application to raw grain, are intended to prevent stored grain insect infestations as opposed to treating existing […]
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Corn Irrigation Termination

It has gotten dry over the last week in Colquitt County.  Majority of the corn in the county is late dough to early dent stage of development.  Questions about irrigation termination have started to come into the Extension office.  Below are a few thoughts. Early irrigation termination on corn is […]
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