Appling County Crop E News

2015 UGA Crop Budgets

The 2015 crop budgets are available. Click here for more budgets. These are developed by Nathan Smith and Amanda Smith, UGA Ag Economists. Prices are an average from information received from multiple sources and chemical/fertilizer dealers. You have the option of putting your own numbers in the format.
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2014 Southeast Georgia Pecan Field Day A Success!

This post is a little late, but we had another great Southeast Georgia Pecan Field Day this year with over 200 people attending. The field day was held at the Parker Brothers orchard in Baxley, GA. Below is the agenda from the field day and pictures: Welcome and intro………………………Shane Curry, Appling…
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Georgia National Fair Hog Show

Georgia National Fair Anna Kate Folsom, Jr Breeding Gilt Show Commercial Gilts, 1st place Macy Hataway, Jr Breeding Gilt Show, Commercial Gilts, 2nd place Michael White, Jr Market Swine Show Jr Swine Show – Gilt Div VIII Class 22, 7th place Lilly Altman, Jr Market Swine Show Jr Swine Show…
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Out On The Farm

Pecan harvest is in full swing across Appling County and Georgia. I stopped by one of our local shellers the other day to see how the season was going. I was happy to find out they’re now making pecan brittle. It’s delicious if you’re wondering! They also have a full line…
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Freezing Temperatures and Blueberries. Should You Apply a Fungicide?

The below information is from Dr. Phil Brannen: “I had a question concerning whether fungicide application(s) would be warranted ahead of or following potential cold damage over the next few days, especially cold damage to southern highbush.  While cold damage can increase both Botrytis and Botryosphaeria infection and subsequent disease…
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Frost and Freeze on Cotton

The last frost we had burned most of the leaves on the cotton still left in fields and more cold weather is on the way. The damage was much worse for the later planted cotton that had quite a few bolls left to open. If you cut these bolls open and they’re brown, the boll was damaged by…
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