Bulloch County Ag News

Good News – Presence of Aphid Fungus in SW Georgia

Cotton aphid numbers have been steadily increasing over the last several weeks. Aphids generally build to moderate/high numbers and eventually crash due to a naturally occurring fungus. This fungal epizootic typically occurs in our area in early/mid-July. Once the aphid fungus is detected in a field we would expect the aphid population…
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Trade Negotiations between the U.S. and China

Trade negotiations between the United States and China have been ongoing. The uncertainty in trade policy between China and the U.S. has created concerns among the agricultural community. Please click on the two recently released extension publications below to view: The Impacts of China and United States Trade and Tariff Actions on…
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UGA Weather Station in Statesboro is Working

The UGA Weather Network was disrupted by a virus a couple weeks ago that affected the cellular devices used to communicate with the weather stations. Several of the stations were brought back online last week, but others are yet to be fixed. The Statesboro station was corrected today and is…
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New Tax Law Workshop

There will be a Tax Law Workshop on May 18 at 9:00 am at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture that will highlight estate tax changes, individual tax changes and business tax changes in the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” It will also include a review of schedule F (farming…
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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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