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2022 Georgia Agricultural Labor Forum

Nov. 9-10 Tifton, GA This year, the Georgia Ag Labor Relations Forum will be in person at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture in Tifton, Georgia November 9-10. Hear advice from industry experts to help you comply with labor regulations and get updates about OSHA and DOL in this new COVID…
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September 2022 UGA Cotton Team Newsletter

Articles in this month’s issue include: High Abandonment Acres for U.S. Cotton Projected Due to Drought (Yangxuan Liu) Importance of End of Season Irrigation Termination and Disease Control in Cotton (BobKemerait, Wesley Porter, David Hall, Jason Mallard) Weather and Climate outlook for September 2022 and Beyond (Pam Knox) Late Season…
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September 2022 Peanut Pointers

Water Requirement vs Water Supplied (a different perspective)R. Scott Tubbs & Wesley M. Porter, UGA When considering monthly rainfall averages, looks can be deceiving. For example, let’s look at therainfall received during the current 2022 growing season at Midville, GA according to the University ofGeorgia Weather Network (georgiaweather.net). In Table…
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July 2022 UGA Cotton Newsletter

Articles in this month’s issue include: What is Behind the Recent Cotton Futures Market Plunge? (Yangxuan Liu) Calibration Considerations for Liquid Fertilizer Applications (Simer Virk) Abiotic Stress in Cotton (John Snider, Ved Parkash, Gurpreet Virk, Camp Hand) July Weather and Climate Outlook (Pam Knox) July Mid-Season Cotton Irrigation Considerations (Jason…
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Scout Peanuts for Lesser Cornstalk Boers

It’s hot and dry, which means lesser cornstalk borers (LCB) will most likely be an issue in peanuts in 2022. Lesser cornstalk borers thrive in hot, dry conditions, and they generally do very poorly in fields that receive adequate moisture, but irrigated fields are not immune from attack. We do…
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Peanut Pointers June 2022

Early to Mid-Season Irrigation for PeanutsWesley Porter, Extension Precision Ag and Irrigation Specialist, UGADavid Hall, Extension Water Educator, UGAJason Mallard, Extension Water Agent, UGA Similar to May of 2021 which was very hot and dry, we had some very hot and dry weather during Mayof 2022, dry enough that we…
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June 2022 Cotton Newsletter

Articles in this month’s issue include: June Mid-Season Irrigation Update (David Hall, Jason Mallard, Wesley Porter) June 2022 Weather and Climate Outlook (Pam Knox) Sprayer Considerations (Simer Virk, Eric Prostko, Wesley Porter) Crop Monitoring and Management (John Snider, Ved Parkash, Gurpreet Virk, Camp Hand) Agronomic Update (Camp Hand) Tarnished Plant…
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Ambrosia Beetle Update

We’ve had a lot of damage from ambrosia beetles this year. If you have had problems with this pest before OR if you have newly planted trees, it is likely a good idea to continue spraying the trunks of young (1-3 yr old) trees with a pyrethroid like Bifenthrin. Due to…
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