Skip to Content

Brooks County – 2014 Georgia Clean Day

We are pleased to announce that Brooks County has been chosen to host a 2014 Georgia Clean Day.  This event will be held at the Brooks County Ag. Annex/Extension Office on October 30, 2014. This program is organized and administered by The Georgia Department of Agriculture, through funding provided by…
Read More

Vegetable Alert – Possible Resistance Issues in Cucurbit Downy Mildew

I would like to share with you, a vegetable alert I received this week from Hunt Sanders, Disease Management Specialist in UGA Department of Plant Pathology.  Most of you are aware that, Dr. David Langston former UGA Vegetable Plant Pathologist accepted a position with Virginia Tech.  So, in Dr. Langston’s absence, Hunt Sanders…
Read More

Asian Soybean Rust

At this time, Asian Soybean Rust has not been reported in Georgia.  However, as with most crop diseases, conditions are favorable for the development of Asian Soybean Rust and when it appears the disease could develop quickly.  Of course, our weather patterns will be the driving factor behind the spread…
Read More

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…
Read More

Peanut Disease Control

During this time of the season, (50 to 70 days into season) we are at a critical point in our disease management program.  We should continue to maintain our leafspot control programs and implement a good program for prevention of white mold.  We have ideal conditions for disease development and…
Read More