Bacon County Ag Update

Gall Midge in Highbush Blueberry

I am finding Gall Midge this week week in emergence traps and on sticky traps. This week’s temperatures also support gall Midge activity. Flower buds need to be greater than stage two to be venerable. Rabbiteye flowers buds have not progressed enough for these fields to be treated for gall…
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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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Grower Produce Safety Rule Training

WHAT: This free one-day workshop is being offered to produce growers. The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act). The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices…
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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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