Bacon County Ag Update

Blueberry leaf Wind burn damage

We have seen some leaf damage from windburn the last several days in Bacon and surrounding counties. Injury can be mistaken for insect injury, disease, drought or chemical injury. This blog post from ncblueberryjournal does a good job describing it. http://ncblueberryjournal.blogspot.com/2011/08/wind-burn.html?m=1
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Alfalfa in the South Workshop

Bacon County Location May 8, 2018     Registration: https://estore.uga.edu/C27063_ustores/web/classic/store_main.jsp?STOREID=324  Event webpage: http://georgiaforages.com/events/alfalfa/Alf18.html Registration can also be done by calling Cathy Felton at our office in Watkinsville at 706-310-3464.
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Blueberry update

Last week I visited several fields of Southern Highbush that had Botrytis Blossom and/or fruit rot.  Most of these fields had only received one or two fungicides applications for mummy berry (DMI (Indar, Quash, Orbit + Captan). With more rain predicted tomorrow fields that have Botrytis infections currently or have received minimal sprays may be at higher risk for…
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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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