Bulloch County Ag News

Peanut Shade Tree Meeting – August 17

Peanut Shade Tree Meeting Friday, August 17, 2018 – 10:00 am Cromley Farms   There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at Cromley Farms (Lee and Charley) which is located at 9714 Brooklet-Denmark Road, Brooklet, GA 30415. …
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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in SW Georgia

Southern corn rust was confirmed today in Mitchell and Tift counties. Dr. Bob Kemerait stated that the corn in the Mitchell County field is well into dent stage and does not need a fungicide application now.  Corn in southern Georgia not at dough stage is vulnerable.  The southern rust does not appear widespread, but…
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Good News – Presence of Aphid Fungus in SW Georgia

Cotton aphid numbers have been steadily increasing over the last several weeks. Aphids generally build to moderate/high numbers and eventually crash due to a naturally occurring fungus. This fungal epizootic typically occurs in our area in early/mid-July. Once the aphid fungus is detected in a field we would expect the aphid population…
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Trade Negotiations between the U.S. and China

Trade negotiations between the United States and China have been ongoing. The uncertainty in trade policy between China and the U.S. has created concerns among the agricultural community. Please click on the two recently released extension publications below to view: The Impacts of China and United States Trade and Tariff Actions on…
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