Grady County

Weekly Crop Update

Over the last several days we have started receiving some rain showers, they remain spotty and some places only got a couple tenths and while others have received two plus inches of rain. Cotton: A few growers have wrapped up planting in the last few days but overall we are…
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Corn

Dewey Lee UGA Grain Specialist posted a few thought s on this years corn crop. Warm, dry days are beginning to take its toll on Georgia’s dryland corn crop and forcing irrigated growers to water continuously.   However, current weather conditions bode well for irrigated growers if they keep up with…
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Good News for Cotton???

Below is Don Shurley’s  latest edition of Cotton Marketing News. During winter Extension meetings with cotton growers, I called it “breaking the cycle”.  It’s been expected and USDA’s numbers released today are the first signs.  I’ve said that “breaking the cycle” was one thing that could help provide some support…
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No Counter on Cotton This Year

Dr. Bob Kemerait gives us this news concerning Counter nematicide use. ” I received official word from the Georgia Department of Ag that the EPA has denied our request to use Counter 20G on cotton.  (It is still legal on field corn.)  The reason given basically says that use on…
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Cotton Marketing News

Below is the latest edition of Don Shurley’s Cotton Marketing News   Prices Head North to “Testing Ground”   As we get closer to beginning to put the 2015 crop in the ground around most of the Cotton Belt, prices for both old crop and new crop are improving—as we…
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Weekly Crop Update

Corn: Farmers in Grady County finished planting the last of their corn towards the end of last week. Most of it is between the 2nd and 5th leaf and is looking good. They have started side dressing their nitrogen and getting herbicides out on it. We have not seen any…
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Peanut Production Update

Reminder!!!! The peanut production meeting will be Friday March 13th at noon. This will be a joint meeting with Decatur County and will be at the Cloud Livestock Facility in Bainbridge. UGA Specialist Dr. Scott Monfort, Dr. Mark Abney, Dr. Eric Prostko, and Dr. Bob Kemerait will be their to…
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