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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Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Bulloch County

Asian soybean was found on soybean leaves from the soybean rust sentinel plot in Bulloch County yesterday.  Currently, growers across the Coastal Plain of Georgia can expect soybean rust to be present.  It was slow to develop, but more than likely hurricane Irma has spread it more profusely.   Any soybeans that have reached…
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Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Midville GA

Asian soybean rust has been identified in several counties in southwest Georgia recently, but was found on soybean leaves from sentinel plots in Midville yesterday – August 18.    Soybeans are vulnerable to Asian soybean rust until they reach full seed/R6 growth stages and may need to be protected with a fungicide application.  Current rainfall patterns could…
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Peanut Shade Tree Meeting – July 25

There will be a Peanut Shade Tree Meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at Stilson Farms (Wade and Matt McElveen) which is located at 901 McElveen Road, Brooklet, GA 30415.  (GPS Coordinates: N 32.310559°  E -81.558880°)  The peanut field is located off McElveen Road…
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Southern Corn Rust

Southern corn rust has been identified in 3 locations as of late last week. The last identification was in a field in Morgan County near the community of Buckhead (near Madison).  Prior to this find late last week it had ONLY been found lightly in Seminole and Marion Counties. Samples from the Bulloch County corn…
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