Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Management!!

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot Management:  Bermudagrass hay producers need to be out scouting their hay fields for bermudagrass stem maggot damage.  I have noticed damage in some Colquitt County hays fields this week (6-21-16).  According to Dr. Dennis Hancock, reports of bermudagrass stem maggot are starting to come in from south Georgia.  Let’s…
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Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease

Below is good information from Dr. Nancy Hinkle, UGA Entomology,  about kissing bugs and Chagas Disease. Kissing bugs have been in Georgia for millions of years. They, and their relatives such as leaf-footed bugs and wheel bugs, are common. Kissing bugs are not deadly and most of them are not…
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