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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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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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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