Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

2017 Colquitt County Corn Variety Demonstration

Corn variety selection is very important when trying to achieve high yields.  A corn variety demonstration that included 26 different corn varieties rom Dynagro, Croplan, Dekalb, Mycogen, Pioneer and TA Seeds were evaluated in Colquitt County. The production information and yields are included in the document below. 2017 Colquitt County…
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Update on Stored Corn Protectants

Below are a few comments from Dr. Mike Toews, UGA Extension Specialist on Grain Storage For the first time in many years, we have several new products on the market as noted below. Products for Empty Bins Centynal EC. This is a good product for treating empty bins and elevator boots….
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2016 Corn Short Course & Annual Meeting – Feb 2nd

Date: February 2, 2016 Location: UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center HOW TO REGISTER: By Mail or Online. Mail your completed registration form with payment to Conference Office, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, GA 31793-5766. Make checks payable to UGA TCCC/Corn. You may also register on-line at…
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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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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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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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2013 UGA Corn Variety Trial Data

The UGA Statewide Variety Testing program provides annual performance testing results on several commodities including canola, small grains and forage, corn and silage, and field crops. The data for the 2013 UGA Corn Variety Trials is now available online.  You can find the data for the coastal plain locations at…
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