Appling County Crop E News

Blueberry Leaf Rust

Blueberry leaf rust is being found in fields across our area. I took these pictures this morning (April 28). According to Dr. Phil Brannen, UGA Fruit Pathologist, this is likely as a result of the recent heavy rainfall we’ve received. It is a good time to start scouting for rust if you…
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Cotton Market News

Cotton Marketing News from Dr. Don Shurley, University of Georgia Prices Head North to “Testing Ground” As we get closer to beginning to put the 2015 crop in the ground around most of the Cotton Belt, prices for both old crop and new crop are improving—as we thought and hoped…
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Avian Influenza Update and FAQ

The following information is from Brian Fairchild, UGA Department of Poultry Science, and Brian Jordan, Department of Population Health. With the recent detection of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (AI) in commercial turkey flocks in several states, this newsletter is being provided to answer questions regarding this disease. Since December 2014…
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Soil Conditioners, Amendments, Additives and Plant Growth Regulators Wheat 2013-14 Test Results

Dr. Randy Weisz, NC State small grain specialist (retired in 2014), conducted 4 replicated trials in wheat using products such as Agzyme, Quick-sol, Accomplish, Radiate, Liquid carbon, etc. Results are below. There was no statistical yield difference between treated and untreated plots at any of the locations. Website publication can be found…
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