Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Updated Crop Comparison Tool for 2016

The University of Georgia Extension Ag Economics Department has released an updated Crop Comparison Tool for 2016.  This spreadsheet includes cotton, peanuts, corn, soybeans, wheat and grain sorghum in both irrigated and non-irrigated situations.  Growers can also compare the cost difference between conventional and strip till production systems and also…
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Georgia Pest Management Handbook

The Georgia Pest Control Management Handbook is great resource for pesticide information not only for county agents but for farmers, retailers and gardeners.  This reference can be obtained online at the following links Commercial: http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.cfm?number=SB28   Homeowner: http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.cfm?number=SB48  
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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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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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