Brooks County Ag Connection

Sugarcane Aphid-Resistant Sorghum Hybrids

Article below was taken from FarmPress an article published yesterday on their website; Click here to read the original article. The LSU AgCenter has released a guide listing grain sorghum hybrids that offer resistance to the sugarcane aphid, a pest that has caused significant damage to Louisiana’s sorghum crop in…
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Pecan Pruning at Planting

Here is a good article from our UGA Pecan Extension Specialist Lenny Wells, For many things related to pecan production, there are almost as many opinions out there about how to do something as there are people to ask. When you get varying opinions on a subject, the thing to do is…
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2016 UGA Crop Comparison Tool & Enterprise Budgets

Here is the 2016 Crop Comparison Tool and Row Crop Budgets from UGA Extension Economists Amanda Smith and Dr. Don Shurley. You can go to the link and download the comparison tool and customize expected yield and prices. The 2016 peanut, corn, grain sorghum, and soybean enterprise budgets are also…
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The Story of the South Carolina Flood

This article is by a fellow county agent Justin Ballew in Florence County, SC. Please take time to read and watch the video on the effects the weather has had on SC farmers this season. When the flood occurred back in October, Clemson Extension began compiling photos, videos, and testimonies…
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Reduce Your Risk of Moldy Hay

By Dr. Dennis Hancock, Associate Professor and Forage Extension Specialist Because of the wet fall, many producers have faced extremely difficult field curing conditions for their hay. Additionally, hay that was bone dry in the field has, in many cases, developed mold problems in the barn. This later issue has been…
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