Bacon County Ag Update

Anthracnose found in blooms and Green fruit

We have one confirmed case of Anthracnose already this year in Bacon County and another site that has similar looking fruit.  At one site blooms were infected also. This is very early for blueberry. We typically don’t see this on blooms and green fruit.  According to Dr. Phil Brannen this years’ weather conditions have…
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New fungicide labeled for Fruit Crops

EPA has approved Bayer Luna Tranquility for a number of crops. Some that are of the most interest to us is Blueberry, Blackberry and Muscadine.  The blueberry label has claims for the treatment of botrytis, powdery mildew, phomopsis and leaf spot. Phil Brannen, UGA pathologist says that there is known…
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Assistive Technology Expo will be held in Tifton Ga.

  We are holding a special event that we would like to invite you to.  Next month we are hosting an Assistive Technology Expo in Tifton Georgia.  You will be able to see tractor lifts, automatic gates, UTV’s and many more items that can make farming easier for individuals with…
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How to customize which post you receive

I try to share as much information on major agronomic crops as possible through Bacon Ag Update. I do realize that many of you focus on one or only a handful of crops. If you would rather receive updates on specific categories your interested in follow the steps below to customize your…
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Blueberry Disease Management Strategy

It seems that we are being confronted almost every year with new diseases or resistance issues. I am including all three of UGA’s spray strategies for disease in this post.   Standard Recommendation. Can be used on fields with no risk of Exobasidium   Use this guide when there is a…
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