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Bulloch County On-Farm Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial

The Bulloch County Extension On-Farm Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial results have been added to the UGA Extension – Bulloch County website and can be viewed by clicking HERE. Go down page and look under Bulloch County Research Trials – 2022. Thanks to Michael Smith and seed companies (AgriGold, AgraTech,…
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Peanut Maturity Profile

Peanut harvest will be here before you know it and I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some important things that need to be done before the initial harvest begins. An initial Hull-Scrape Profile is recommended to determine maturity and a digging date.If you would like…
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Reminder – Peanut Shade Tree Meeting – Tuesday, August 16

Please call the Extension Office (912) 871-6130 today, August 15, 12:00 noon, reply or email   if you plan to attend so accurate preparations can be made for refreshments.  There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting tomorrow, August 16, 2022 at 10:00 am.  The meeting will be held at…
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Bulloch County Peanut Shade Tree Meeting

There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 10:00 am.  The meeting will be held at Wade Hodges Farm located at 2965 W. C. Hodges Road, Statesboro, GA 30461. We will meet at Wade’s shelter. Please park in front of shop/equipment shelter (look for…
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Target Spot in Cotton

I identified some target spot in a few irrigated cotton fields in the county this afternoon (August 2) that were in the fourth week of bloom. I know that it is currently HOT and DRY, but past rain events in some locations (and irrigation), humidity and good cotton growth in…
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Areolate Mildew in Cotton

I saw some areolate mildew in cotton at 5th week of bloom earlier today in Bulloch County (Figure 1). The best management of areolate mildew is with judicious and timely fungicide applications. Cotton can be effected by areolate mildew until within four weeks of defoliation. When defoliation reaches 25% or…
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Diuron Herbicide Under EPA Review

I am sure by now you have heard that diuron herbicide is under review by the EPA. Access to diuron herbicide is in danger of being lost. Click HERE to view a letter of support (Dr. Stanley Culpepper has written a document that counter’s the EPA’s argument) for the value…
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Cotton and Peanut Issues

Cotton The cotton aphid fungus is showing up in cotton fields in Bulloch County – finally. Please view comments below provided by Dr. Phillip Roberts about stink bug management in cotton: Southern green and brown stink bugs are the two most common stink bugs infesting Georgia cotton. Both have sucking…
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