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Brooks County Peanut Hull Scraping 2016

        I wanted to let you know that we started scraping peanuts this week at the Brooks County Extension office.  Please follow the attached  link, providing information regarding collecting peanut samples for hull scraping.  Please give me a call if you have questions. 2016 Peanut Clinic Info…
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Perennial Peanut Production Field Day

If you are interested in perennial peanut production, please make plans to attend the field day being held tommorrow at University of Florida – Quincy research station.  Follow the link below for schedule of events. 2016 Perennial Peanut Field Day Agenda – HANDOUT 7-23-16      
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Row Crop Disease Update

I wanted to share disease updates and UGA recommendations, for peanuts, cotton, and soybeans.  Please call me if you have any additional questions. Peanut:  We have experienced a couple of weeks of ideal conditions (very hot temperatures & scattered rainfall) for leaf spot diseases and white mold.  In order to protect…
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2016 Sugarcane Aphids

Please be aware that yesterday (6/8/16) I visited a field in Brooks County and confirmed the presence of Sugarcane aphids in our county.  I wanted to give you a product update, on pesticides we can use for 2016, to control sugarcane aphids. We have 2 products available, Sivanto Prime and…
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Cotton Ginning Cost-Share Program

Please refer to information/fact sheet posted below for sign up information pertaining to Cotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) Program.  You may click on link provided to download file.  Please contact your local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office for additional information.                      …
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Thrips Update

      For the 2016 growing season, Thrips traps are being monitored weekly in Brooks County.  I will post weekly results from thrip traps, for you to observe thrips numbers, activity and movement.  Please be aware, that earlier peanut in furrow thrips treatments may be playing out.  We should…
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2016 Vegetable Fungicide Spray Programs

            I have attached the updated University of Georgia Vegetable Fungicide Spray Programs for 2016.  Please refer to the link below for fungicide spray schedules for the following crops; Pepper, Tomato, Succulent Legume (Snap, Lima, Pole beans), Cucumber, Squash, Cantaloupe, Watermelon, and Broccoli/Cabbage. 2016 Vegetable…
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