Appling County Crop E News

Whiteflies in Cotton

Silver leaf whiteflies (SLWF) are steadily increasing in cotton fields in our area. Having SLWF isn’t a new problem, but it is one that we don’t deal with every year in our area. Adult whiteflies were observed in some cotton fields as early as June in Southwest GA. Dr. Phil Roberts said then…
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Disease Update June 5, 2017

Southern rust has finally been identified in Georgia in Seminole county. This is likely some of the earliest southern rust to affect our state. Weather condition for the past few days and over the next few days is predicted to have a significant chance of rain and humid conditions. These…
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2017 Cotton Weed Control Programs

Controlling Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth in 2017 Cotton with Liberty or Roundup + Liberty Programs Although new auxin technologies are increasing management options for cotton growers, the use of 2,4-D and dicamba must be limited in areas where sensitive crops/plants are nearby. Liberty and auxin programs are similarly effective when growers…
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Enlist Spray Tip Demo Days

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017 9:30am ­– Appling County Demo Day- James Rentz Farm ·       3689 Blackshear Hwy SE, Baxley, GA 31513 2:30pm ­– Coffee County Demo Day- Jerry McKinnon’s Farm ·       149 Mac’s Landing, Douglas, GA 31535 ______________________________________________________________   TOPICS TO BE COVERED: ·       How to spray tip selection impacts…
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Blueberries and The March 2017 Freeze

Blueberry growers, the winter weather of March 16-17 2017 will most likely be dates we never forget. In just one night what could have potentially been a record crop load was nearly wiped out. Some fields were hit harder than others, but it was devastating across the blueberry belt of…
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2017 Cotton Variety Selection

Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a cotton producer makes each year. Since 2010, UGA Extension Cotton Agronomists and County Extension Agents have evaluated the performance of cotton varieties in an on-farm program set up to deliver information to help producers make variety selection decisions.  Each year,…
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3rd Annual Farmers Unite in Prayer

3rd Annual Farmers Unite in Prayer March 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM Baxley Church of God Speakers: Bro. Earl Wiggins, Bro. Billy Bratton, Bro. David Barber, Bro. Wayne Williamson, and Bro. Roger Daniels. Singers: Glen and Sherry Beach We would like to ask every farmer and their families to join…
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