Bacon County Ag Update

Cotton Production Update- Reminder

Reminder The Cotton Production Update will be Thursday, March 8,2018. Time: Noon Location: 302 Dixon Road Surrencey, Ga   Its just past the intersection of hwy 203 and hwy 15 so not far from Alma.  I can forward you a location pin if needed. Call me or the office if…
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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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Cotton Marketing News

Read summary below or follow this link to Cotton Marketing News CMN01182018 Prices Continue to March Upward—Some Things to Think About   New crop Dec18 futures now stand at over 75 cents. The reasons for much better prices seem fairly obvious but what has been somewhat surprising is the strength…
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Reminder: Bacon County Extension/Young Farmer Meeting

There will be a Bacon County Young Farmer/UGA Extension Meeting tomorrow evening at 7:00pm at the extension office. Mark Freeman UGA Agronomist will be the speaker. Update on cotton trials and whiteflies.  Pesticide continuing education hours will be awarded for attending the meeting. Monsanto is the meeting sponsor.
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Cotton Marketing News

by Don Shurley The marketing assistance loan (MAL) is an important tool used by many producers and marketing associations in cotton pricing and risk management. In addition to research and farmer education, I teach courses in commodity marketing and agricultural policy and I tell my students that the key to…
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Cotton-Whitefly

I have found whiteflies in Cotton today. The adults are very small white flying insects. The nymphs look like football shaped scales and will be on the underside of leaves. The treatment threshold is when the 5th leaf from the top of the cotton plant has 5 or more immature…
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