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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Helminthosporium in Rye

Helminthosporium in Rye Before Christmas Holidays, we looked at a couple of winter rye fields that were having problems with the lower leaves dying on the plants, and the younger leaves exemplifying numerous necrotic spots.  These symptoms were caused by a stressed derived pathogen called Helminthosporium.  This disease is the…
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