Grady County

Corn Trail Results

Below are the results from an irrigated corn trail we had this year on the Grady/Decatur County line. This trail was not replicated but we did you Terral Rev 26BHR50 as a check ever couple varieties. Variety % Moisture Test Weight Yield 2V777 16.2 56.5 165 26BHR50 16.5 60.5 183…
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Pecan Field Day

The Georgia Pecan Growers Association’s  Annual Fall Field Day will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the UGA Tifton Campus Ponder Research Farm. Registration will begin at 8:30 and the program starts at 9:30. Topics covered include pecan insect management, pecan scab management, cultural practices, and cultivars. Admission is…
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Weekly Crop Update

Cotton: The oldest cotton now has open bolls with the youngest approaching the 3rd week of bloom. Insects have been fairly light for a couple weeks just the usual stink bug but nothing real major. Target spot can be found at very light levels but most of the cotton is past…
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Grain Storage

As combine begin to roll across corn fields here in Grady County we need to take a minute to think about how we are going to protect that crop while it is in the bin.   Here is a quick update on that from  : Grain protectants, insecticides labeled for application…
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Weekly Crop Update

Another week of hot and dry weather for the most part has taken a real toll on all the crops. We did get .9 inches of rain in the very south part of the county last night so things are looking better down there. Cotton: Stinkbugs and plant bugs remain…
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Weekly Crop Update

Cotton: The dry weather and heat are back! There are a few place in the south part of the county that have caught a small rain over the last week and is holding up, but the north half is really hurting for moisture again. Pivots are running as fast as they…
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