Wilcox County Ag

Small Grain Needs Rain

Today we were looking at triticale and oats. We looked at fields grown for grain and grazing. He made a comment about something I observed earlier this week in small grain: some small grain is showing obvious symptoms of drought when others are not. We are needing rain pretty bad…
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Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids

This is a wide blade Triticale 342 planted for grazing. It resembles that of oats. They are looking good this week despite no rain. As I was looking at this field for weed control issues, I noticed a few bird cherry-oat aphids. There are about 5 species of aphids present in…
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Winter Forage Off To A Good Start

For the most part, we are off to a good start with our winter forages. They look to have established and tillering well. We still need a few more inches of grow before we can let cows graze. This is some rye I looked at on Monday. You can see…
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Make The Most Of Winter Annuals

Carole Knight, Bulloch County Agent and UGA Forage Team member, shares this information on fertilizing and grazing winter annuals. We are still planting some forage for grazing here in Wilcox County, but we are getting close to our cutoff, especially for ryegrass. Fertilize Appropriately In Georgia, one of our advantages…
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