Three Rivers Ag News

Caterpillars and Asian Soybean Rust

Asian Soybean Rust has officially been detected in Peach County, which means it could be anywhere and in any field. Once this rust appears, it can develop quickly with the help of a little rain and wind. This disease is of particular concern if your soybeans are between flowering and…
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Classroom Training for Applying New Herbicide Technology

2016 University of Georgia and Georgia Department of Agriculture Required Classroom Trainings for Applying Auxin Herbicides in Auxin-Tolerant Technologies Cotton and soybean varieties with tolerance to auxin herbicides (2,4-D or dicamba) are nearing commercialization. Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia,…
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Georgia Sept. Ag Update (USDA)

Corn for grain production is forecast at 48.8 million bushels, down 7 % from 2014. If realized, yield at 184 bushels/acre will be a record high. ¬†Cotton acreage is revised up to 1,120,000 planted and 1,110,000 harvested with production forecasted at 2.2 million bales, down 14% from 2014. Peanut acreage…
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