Dooly County Extension

Sugarcane Aphids Present in Tifton Fields

Dr. Mike Toews reported today that he has had no problem locating small populations of sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum test plots around Tifton. Sugarcane aphids have also been found in fields in Calhoun, Miller, Mitchell, and Grady counties. They can be distinguished from other species of aphids by their¬†smooth…
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2015 UGA Wheat Production Guide Now Available

The updated Wheat production guide is now available online here. Per Dr. Culpepper – Rye grass control applications need to be made within one week of Christmas AT THE LATEST in order to provide adequate control. If rye grass is not controlled by then, it will remain a persistent problem…
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White Sugarcane Aphid Found in Dooly County

As of this morning, we have confirmed White Sugarcane Aphid on sorghum in Dooly County. Below is some information on this pest, and a copy of the section 18 for Transform insecticide.   NEW APHID PEST OF SORGHUM DISCOVERED IN GEORGIA David Buntin, Grain Crop Entomologist A new aphid, the…
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