Bulloch County Ag News

One-On-One Using Pesticides Wisely Trainings for Applicators

The next One-On-One Training for applicators (individual spraying dicamba) to get their certificate to apply dicamba in 2018 will be held this upcoming Thursday, March 22 at 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. The meetings will be held at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture. Please call the Bulloch County Extension Office 871-6130 or email Lisa at least…
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Row Crop Weed Meeting

Row Crop Weed Meeting Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Bulloch County Center for Agriculture 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm There will be a Row Crop Weed Meeting at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. UGA Extension Weed Specialists, Dr. Stanley Culpepper and Dr. Eric Prostko, will…
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One-On-One Training – February 22

The third One-On-One Training for applicators (individual spraying dicamba) to get their certificate to apply dicamba in 2018 will be held this upcoming Thursday, February 22 at 9:00 am. All upcoming One-On-One meetings being held are listed below: Date                                                   Time February 22                                     9:00 am March 22                               9:00 am (or) 2:00 pm These meetings…
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One-On-One Training – February 14

The first two One-On-One Trainings for applicators (individual spraying dicamba) to get their certificate to apply dicamba in 2018 will be held this upcoming Wednesday, February 14 at 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. All One-On-One meetings being held are listed below: Date                                                   Time February 14                          9:00 am (or) 2:00 pm February 22                         …
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2018 Auxin Training Requirements

There have been numerous changes made for applicators applying dicamba to cotton/soybeans in 2018. Please refer to the enclosed Auxin Training Requirements – Georgia 2018 handout below. In order to remain compliant, the actual applicator (individual spraying dicamba) can attend one of the One-On-One Using Pesticides Wisely Trainings that I…
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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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Cotton, Peanut and Soybean Insect Scout School

An Insect Scouting School will be conducted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center in Midville.  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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