Brooks County Ag Connection

Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms Coming Soon??

This morning I found an interesting article on Ag Fax.com about B.t. resistant fall armyworms. Doug Johnson of the University of Kentucky wrote the article to address the state’s potential risk to the resistant population. The interest started with the discovery of a resistant population in North Carolina in field corn….
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STAX/Farm Bill Workshop

The National Cotton Council of America is hosting a STAX/Farm Bill Workshop on November 19, 2014.  The workshop will be held at the RDC building in Tifton (small auditorium) and begin at 9:00 a.m.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the new STAX, supplemental coverage option, and…
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Target Spot in Cotton

During the past ten years, Target Spot in cotton has continued to increase in Georgia.  Currently, with warm weather, good canopy growth, and scattered rainfall the conditions are favorable for Target Spot.  Of course, when we receive consistent rain showers the cotton experiences better growth and increased periods of leaf…
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Cotton Insect Threshold Chart

I wanted to provide a quick reference chart for common pests in cotton and recommended treatment thresholds.  I hope a condensed chart will be useful and save time.  Please refer to the Georgia Pest Management Handbook for cotton insecticide options or call our office at 263-4103 or my cell phone…
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