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  • The decision to terminate insect controls can be challenging in some fields but a few basic considerations will assist in that decision.  When evaluating a field a grower must first identify the last boll population which will significantly contribute to yield (bolls which you plan to harvest).  In some situations the last population of bolls…

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  • The annual Midville Research Field Day will be held on Wednesday, August 24. Registration begins at 9:00 am and concludes with lunch. Please refer to flyer below.

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  • Please refer to previous post for date, time and location of the UGA East GA Extension Agronomist interviews. Mr. Wade Parker’s session will be held at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture on Monday, August 15 at 12:00 pm. Lunch will be served.

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  • Please refer to the date, time and location below for the last three candidate interviews applying for the UGA East Georgia Extension Agronomist position. This position was previously held by Dr. Jared Whitaker. Some of you were in attendance for Dr. Russell Henderson’s, Dr. Joseph Oakes and Dr. Mathew Wallhead’s earlier interviews. Please try to attend these interviews…

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  • The deadline for cotton producers to sign up for assistance in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ginning cost-share program is fast approaching.  In order to receive assistance farmers must complete the necessary FSA paperwork by August 5th. Farmers in Georgia who planted cotton in 2015 will receive a one-time payment to help offset the cost…

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  • There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting tomorrow, July 19, 2016 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.  (GPS Coordinates: N 32.371496°  E -81.675685°)  The peanut field is located behind their office and pecan trees. We will…

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  • There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 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.  (GPS Coordinates: N 32.371496°  E -81.675685°)  The peanut field is located behind their office and pecan trees. We…

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  • Southern corn rust was confirmed in Robert Franklin’s irrigated corn field in Register yesterday (June 15). The rust was found sporadically in small amounts in his field. Please take necessary action to protect your corn crop from southern corn rust from very early tassel through dough stage (R6). Refer to previous blog (June 6) for…

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  • Southern corn rust was found and confirmed yesterday (June 6) in two different fields in Wayne County.  It means  that not only do we have perfect weather for the disease but that southern corn rust is found nearly from one edge of the Coastal Plain to the other and could be anywhere in between.  Thoughts from Dr. Bob Kemerait…

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  • Southern Corn Rust Southern corn rust was identified in Seminole County yesterday and can be a serious threat to our corn production. Growers in our area should definitely be on alert. There has not been any Southern Corn Rust found in the sentinel plot in Bulloch County yet. Be prepared to protect your corn as we move forward and I…

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