Three Rivers Ag News

Jeff Cook

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.

This is Your Reminder

We will be having our last row crop production update of the year on March 1st (that is Wednesday).  We get to hear from our newest Agronomist on what is new and exciting in Soybean production.  With many commodity prices being fairly low soybean contracts have been a small bright…
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Restriction of Pyrehtroids Being Considered by EPA

I stole the write up from Lenny Wells, our Pecan Specialist, but it is important for all sectors of commercial agriculture to understand what is being proposed. Many growers may not realize that By March 31, the EPA has been court-ordered to make a final decision on whether to revoke all…
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Crop Comparison Tool

Annually Amanda Smith, Extension Economist, puts together a crop comparison tool.  This tool can be used by farmers to help make planting decision for the upcoming growing season.
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Upcoming Production Meetings

It is time for us to start our winter production meetings and we have a few changes this year.  First we will be having at least one breakfast meeting and most of our gatherings will be held at the Houston County Extension Office. Cotton is 8:00 a.m. on the 13th…
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Dusting In Wheat

Dusting in Wheat Let me start by saying that I would not do try it. I Actually already did and it died! Middle Georgia is under the worst drought conditions that many have ever seen. This would say that this is coming at a bad time, but it has been here…
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