Appling County Crop E News

Mens’ Wild Game Supper

Mens’ Wild Game Supper. Saturday January 23, 2016 at Crossties 2775 Blackshear Hwy, Baxley, GA 31513 Outdoor Events starting at 4pm. Supper starts at 6pm. Door Prizes and Guest Speaker to Follow. Sponsored by Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church. For Tickets and Information Call 912-367-3995  
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Low Chill Hours in Blueberries and Using Dormex

We’ve received a very low amount of chill hours compared to previous years. What does this mean for blueberry growers? Below shows the chill hours from October to January 5 for the past seven years. This information is from Jeffrey G. Williamson, Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of…
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Moldy Hay

From Dr. Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Specialist: Because of the wet fall, many producers have faced extremely difficult field curing conditions for their hay. Additionally, hay that was bone dry in the field has, in many cases, developed mold problems in the barn. This later issue has been problematic for…
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Herbicides for Weed Control in Wheat

Herbicides for Controlling Broadleaf Weeds in wheat Wild radish are the number one problem weed in small grains in our area. 2,4-D is the cheapest herbicide to use, but often waiting until the small grain is fully tillered allows the radish time to grow to a point where they cannot be successfully…
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Cotton Market News

Cotton Market News From Dr. Don Shurley: Cotton has had a relatively good last couple of weeks.  Prices (Mar16 futures) seem to have found increasing support around the 62-cent level.  Sixty-two cents is nothing to get excited about, but firming up the floor in what remains a very volatile and…
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Forestry Workshop and Field Day October 6 in Lyons, GA

Forestry Workshop & Field Day October 6, 2015 – Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center (VOVRC) 8163 Hwy 178 Lyons, Georgia 30436 The University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources in conjunction with the College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences are offering forestry workshop and field day for…
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Southeastern Hay Contest

Hay producers, be sure to submit a forage sample for the 2015 Southeastern Hay Contest. Samples must be at the lab in Athens by September 28, so have the samples to our office by September 21. Farmers can submit more than one sample. Cost is $17. Categories are: Warm season perennial,…
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