Bulloch County Ag News

Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Coffee County

Southern corn rust was confirmed in Coffee County today (6/21/2019). Dr. Kemerait says finding this southern corn rust in Coffee County does 3 things: A.  It tells me that the extended period of wet we had a week or so ago helped to bring on our rust, that has been…
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Insect Scouting School – June 18 in Midville

Insect scouting school will be conducted on June 18, 2019 in Midville at the Southeast Research and Education Center. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  The program will offer basic information on insect pest identification and damage, natural enemies, and scouting procedures.  The training will serve as…
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2019 Peanut Fungicide Applications

How quick things can change in a short amount of time in southeast Georgia! We went from about to perish to an over abundance of moisture within less than a week. We are all use to these differences where we live, but this has been extreme in both directions from…
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Risk Management Agency Fact Sheet

I have been getting several calls recently about important decisions that will have to be made within the next week or so. This prolonged hot and dry condition is wreaking havoc on what has been planted and impacting the decisions to be made on what is yet to be planted….
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Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Useful in Calculating Local Soil Temperature and Much More

I know many of you use the Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network for local weather information. This is an excellent place to check soil temperature. It is recommended that the average daily soil temperature remain above 68° F at the 4-inch depth for 3 consecutive days and without cold temperatures in the forecast…
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