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2020 Bulloch County Extension On-farm Peanut Research Trial Results

The 2020 Bulloch County Extension on-farm peanut fungicide trial and variety trial research results have been finalized. Click on Stilson Farms Dryland Peanut Fungicide Trial and Nellwood Farms Irrigated Peanut Variety Trial to view results. Thanks to all the farm cooperators and companies that supplied product and/or support for the…
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2020 Farm-City Luncheon

On Thursday, November 19th, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber Agribusiness Committee will host the 2020 Farm-City Luncheon.  This event will be held at the Bulloch County Ag Arena.  There will be an invite coming out soon with more details.  State Representative Tom McCall will be the guest speaker for this event….
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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…
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Current Cotton and Peanut Issues

With the hot and mostly dry weather throughout much of the season and now wet and humid conditions, it is becoming evident that the weather has been ideal for disease. PEANUT:¬† White mold is becoming more and more noticeable in many peanut fields in the county – the hot temperatures,…
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Silverleaf Whiteflies in Cotton

Silverleaf whiteflies (SLWF) have been in some cotton fields in our area for the past few weeks in low numbers. Hopefully rain showers will continue to get to everyone and beat the adults down. However, I am noticing an uptick in some fields. There are a couple of handouts that…
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Annual Midville Field Day (Virtual) – August 12

The Annual Midville Field Day will be virtual this year and available to view on August 12, 2020. Participants need to be registered before the event begins to receive pesticide and CCA credit. Please click HERE to register for the event, especially if you want to receive credit hours.
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Cotton Aphid Fungus

Aphids have really increased in numbers over the past week or so in many cotton fields in the county. However, I¬†observed the cotton aphid fungus in a cotton field I visited today near Leefield. It looked like it was just getting started, so hopefully many of the fields with high…
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EPA Offers Clarity to Farmers in Recent Court Decision of Dicamba

Please read the information below provided by Dr. Culpepper and click on link to view press release from EPA. Dicamba (A. S. Culpepper). Just a few moments ago, the U.S. EPA released critical information on Engenia, Fexapan, and XtendiMax. The entire release can be found at https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-offers-clarity-farmers-light-recent-court-vacatur-dicamba-registrations Please visit the…
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