Bacon County Ag Update

Blueberry Rust

Blueberry Growers, please read this post from Dr. Brannen regarding blueberry rust. Be on the lookout for this disease in your fields as a severe infection of this disease can cause early defoliation. Be sure to stick to your fungicide sprays as seasons continues. Here is the post below. We…
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Leaf Scab Thriving in Georgia

Here is an article by Lenny Wells, Pecan Specialist on pecan scab severity this year. If you have any questions about pecan scab give me a call at my office: 912-632-5601 or cell 912-614-3889 The heavy disease pressure of 2013 left an abundance of pecan scab inoculum in the orchards just waiting…
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Rabbiteye Blueberries 2014: When Will They Ripen?

Here is a great article by Dr. NeSmith from the UGA Blueberry Blog, The 2014 blueberry season is underway, and the cold weather has certainly had an impact on our crop. The deep cold has been beneficial in giving a high number of chill hours; however, the length of cold has…
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Stop the Insanity! Putting Forage Quality First

Here is a great article from Carole Knight, Bulloch County Ag Agent: Here we are once again at the beginning of another hay season. Hay producers anxiously sit at the starting line glued to their smartphone weather app or favorite tv weather-man waiting for that golden window to get their grass…
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Planting Underway in Bacon County

Planting of cotton is underway…there was some cotton planted over the weekend, and with the clear week ahead we will hopefully continue and catch up from these rains. The planted corn is highly variable due to the rain over the past month, though some of the earlier planted corn is receiving a…
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