Bulloch County Ag News

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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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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Forage Production Meeting – May 4

Please see below information in regard to Forage Production Meeting being held on May 4, 2017, at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture. Please email uge3031@uga.edu or call the Extension Office at 871-6130 by Tuesday May 2, so accurate preparations can be made for the meal.  
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Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Useful in Calculating Local Soil Temperature and Much More

I know many of you currently use the Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network for local weather information. This is an excellent place to check soil temperature. It is recommended that the average daily soil temperature remain above 68° F at the 4-inch depth for 3 consecutive days and without cold temperatures in…
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Enlist Spray Tip Demo Days – April 11

Please view flyer below for the upcoming Enlist Spray Tip Demo Days. The Demo in Bulloch County will be held at Ricky Nevil’s Farm on Tuesday, April 11 at 2:30 pm. Please pay special attention to address on flyer, because Demo will be held in a field that he tends and not at his headquarters. Please…
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Private Pesticide Applicator License Changes Take Effect on May 1

There are significant changes that will become effective on May 1, 2017 to the Georgia Private Pesticide Applicator license. Please look over the current rules and upcoming changes below: Current Private Applicator On-line Video Training  – The current on-line private applicator training, available at  gaprocerts.com consists of watching eleven video presentations about various pesticide…
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