Bacon County Ag Update

Bacon County Mummy Berry and Blueberry bud stages

The Blueberry Spray Guide recommends to start spraying at green tip on leaf buds or 1-5% open bloom (stage 6) occurs on the flower buds, and continue until all blooms have fallen. As you can see below many of our varieties now fall within these criteria. Rabbiteye varieties are entering…
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Row Crop Weed Update Meeting

  We will be having a Weed Control Meeting Monday, February 26, 2018 starting at 8:30 a.m. (Breakfast).  The meeting will be held at Gene Turner’s Pondhouse.  302 Dixon Rd., Surrencey, Georgia   Topics:         Weed Control in Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans & Sorghum. Dicamba 2, 4-D Technology   Pesticide credit…
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Blueberry Integrated Pest Management Field Day

  9:45     Welcome and Introductions……….….Will Lovett & Renee Allen 10:00         Discuss Gall Midge, Thrips, & SWD IPM………….……Dr. Ash Sial 11:00 Sprayer Calibration Demo………………………………..Dr. Glen Rains 11:30 Hear from our Sponsors………………………………………..Sponsors 12:00 Lunch, provided by Shorty’s BBQ……………………….…..Alma, GA   When: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 Time: 9:45 AM– Lunch Place: Blueberry…
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Beginning Farmer Workshops

The Farm Again Program (Dr. Glen Rains and Rebecca Brightwell) have a USDA grant that is providing a series of workshops in Tifton. The first workshop is a practical guide to USDA loans and programs.   It will be held 2/28 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  on the UGA Tifton Campus.  The workshop is geared to new and beginning…
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Reports: Beef Demand and Cattle Inventory

by Levi A. Russell A couple of recently-released reports provide some interesting observations about the state of the beef industry and some good news for the long run as well. Beef Demand First, a few of my colleagues at Kansas State and Purdue Universities have written an extensive report on…
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