Attached is the Cotton Marketing News July 1st
Mitchell County Ag News
USDA Provides Targeted Assistance to Cotton Producers to Share in the Cost of Ginning One-time Payments to Begin in July to Assist with 2016 Ginning Season WASHINGTON, June 6, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will…
Here is an interesting article from cotton economist Dr. Don Shurley; “Here we are beginning the third year of a farm bill that will end with the 2018 crop year. This means that discussions on changes and what should be in the next farm bill will likely begin as early…
The peanut and cotton season has finally started!! I took this photos last Thursday and am just getting them on the Blog. So far the weather has been nice and the crops are off to a great start. Lord knows our farmers need it this year!
Here is a portion of the most recent Georgia Farm Monitor. One month ago they came to Mitchell Co. and filmed the cotton production meeting. They interviewed Dr. Jared Whitaker and myself on the importance of our production meetings! There were some tough questions asked about how weather affects the crop and also the low prices we will face this year…
This is the reminder for the 2016 Cotton Production Meeting! The meeting will be this Thursday, March 10th, at 12:00 pm in the Ag Center. This year our speakers will be Drs. Jared Whitaker, Extension Cotton Agronomist, and Stanley Culpepper, Extension Weed Scientist. Please make sure to RSVP by Wednesday March 9th at 12:00 pm. You can call the office at 229-336-2066 my cell 229-336-6440 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to see you all there!
Via Dr. Eric Prostko, Extension Weed Scientist; “Despite 15 years of on-farm use, I continue to receive frequent questions at winter grower meetings about cleaning sprayers of Valor residues. The Valor label has very specific instructions about the correct method for sprayer clean-out. These instructions are very labor/time intensive thus…