Ben Hill County Ag

Free Pivot Testing with the Mobile Irrigation Lab

Pivot Testing: The Mobile Irrigation Lab (MIL) Cade Cloud This is a free service that is offered by the University of Georgia in which our water educators will come and conduct a pivot uniformity test on a farmer’s irrigation system. Uniformity is also extremely important for growers that fertigate or…
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June Crop Disease Update

Disease Update by Bob Kemerait    CORN:  No southern rust has been found in Georgia to date.  Apparently, there is not a lot in Florida either.  Spores from Florida are typically a threat to our corn crop.  Little disease there means lower risk here in Georgia.  Jason Brock and I…
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Corn Update

Corn Update By: Reagan Noland & Corn Disease Update By: Bob Kemerait Saturated soil + High winds = Chances of lodging   We have had multiple reports of corn lodging in East Georgia (particularly Screven County). Here are some things to consider:   How mature is the corn? In the…
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