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Cotton and Corn Update (7/22/21)

Cotton Overall, the cotton crop looks good to date, with the exception of a few areas where fruit retention is poor. I have been discussing this with many people around the state, and we are not alone. I believe that the poor retention is due to a combination of plant…
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Row Crop Update (6/4/21)

Cotton and Peanuts It has been relatively quiet in terms of disease and insects with the exception of thrips. Thrips damage is evident in nearly every cotton and peanut field I have been in. Many of you have already treated fields; some even behind AgLogic. I believe this is due…
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2020 Bleckley County Cotton Seeding Rate Trial

The following link will carry you to a powerpoint recording of the trial data from the cotton seeding rate trial I conducted with Judson and Mark Herrington this year. I had hoped to present this at our cotton meeting, but because we are not having in-person meetings, I thought this…
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2020 On-Farm Peanut Variety Trials

There were on-farm peanut variety trials in Berrien, Early, Bulloch, Tattnall, Ben Hill, Grady, Worth, Pulaski, Miller, and Mitchell counties. The first 2 graphics below are yield and grade averages from all of the above-mentioned counties. The final graphic is yield averages from the Pulaski County trial. There were also…
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2021 Row Crop Budgets

The 2021 Row Crop Enterprise Budgets and Crop Comparison Tool have been posted online at https://agecon.uga.edu/extension/budgets.html. The following details about the budgets are from Extension Economist Amanda Smith: The commodity prices in the Crop Comparison Tool are an estimate of the season average farm price based on harvest time futures…
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Georgia Clean Day Upcoming

The Georgia Department of Ag has announced a pesticide waste disposal event on February 10 from 9 am-3 pm in Mitchell County. Pre-registration is required by February 5th at 4 pm. The flyer and registration form can be found at the Georgia Clean Day webpage. Normally, the GDA holds two…
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2021 Georgia Ag Forecast

The annual Georgia Ag Forecast will be held virtually on Friday, January 29 at 9:30 am. Keynote topics include agritourism in the state and COVID-19’s impact on agriculture as well as breakout session topics including livestock, poultry, row crops, vegetables, fruits, trees, forestry, and land taxation. Registration is required to receive the Zoom…
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2021 UGA Cotton Production Meetings

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, production meetings this year will be strictly virtual. The following is from the UGA Cotton Team: The University of Georgia Cotton Team would like to invite you to attend our annual cotton county production meetings virtually.  Specialists from the University of Georgia Extension Cotton…
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