Burke County Ag News

Generic Base Discussion

We have had many of you discuss the issues associated with the conversion of generic base.  There are basically two options that a grower can chose from.  You need to make this decision on a farm-by-farm basis.  What makes sense on one farm may not necessarily make sense on the next. …
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Peanut Maturity

It is that time of year again. Time for fall festivals, football games, pumpkin patches, and it is time to harvest our row crops!  This year producers have faced dry climates, extreme periods of wet weather, late plantings, and setbacks in insect and disease management.  Corn harvest is underway and, across…
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Silverleaf Whitefly

Silverleaf Whitefly adults have been observed in low numbers across Burke County.  From what we have seen, immature whitefly levels have not reached threshold and therefore no treatment is necessary at this point.  Historically, we understand we do not typically treat for whiteflies in Burke County.  However, it is important to be…
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