Three Rivers Ag News

About Jeff Cook

County Agriculture Agent in Taylor & Peach Counties, and Area Peach Agent. B.S. Plant Pathology, UGA. Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management, UGA.

Cotton Variety Selection

Choosing the right cotton variety for your farm is one of the most important decisions you will make in a growing season.  Our Cotton team and County Agents across south Georgia do a great job with on farm variety trials.  These trials give us the ability to look at multiple…
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‘Tis The Season

It is the holiday season and that means many things to all of us.  Hunting, Football, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Agricultural Production Updates.  You may not love sitting in meetings but if you have agricultural interests in middle Georgia these updates can help you improve on your current production practices and remain profitable.
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Be on the Lookout for Soybean Rust

Hurricane Irma is going to make a mess and it will probably also spread soybean rust across our area.  As soon as the fields dry out we need to be looking for soybean rust in all of our group VII beans.  We are at the beginning of pod fill and…
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To Dig or Not to Dig

I hope that this is not even a question now that we have a better idea of where Irma is headed.  Even our earliest peanuts planted around April 17th would only be 145 days on the 15th of September.  Reports from  Agents in our area and south show the early…
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