Bacon County Ag Update

Now is the time to Pecan leaf sample

Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan specialist says now is the time for pecan leaf tissue sampling. Below is the proper way to collect your leaves for analysis. Collect 50- 100 middle-pair of leaflets from the middle leaf of this year’s growth (See figure above). Use terminal shoots exposed to the sun. Avoid twigs from the…
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Bermuda Stem Maggot

  I have seen some evidence of Bermuda Stem Maggot in the last couple of weeks. Historically, early July is when populations reach a high enough threshold to cause significant damage. If fields are showing evidence of Bermuda Stem Maggot damage at the time of harvest, they should be treated…
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