Burke – Jenkins Ag News

**Reminder**Jenkins County 2017 Production Meetings

  Fertility and Irrigation Management for Corn and major row crops–Wednesday, February 15, 12:00 Jenkins County Ag Center.  Dr. Glen Harris and Dr. Wes Porter will present information on fertility and irrigation management.  While a good portion of the data will be geared toward corn, these specialists will be presenting…
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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed

Over the past couple weeks there have been corn fields where “small hits” of Southern Corn Rust were reported. Yesterday the UGA Plant Pathology lab confirmed southern corn rust on leaves submitted to the Burke County Extension Office by Rocky Yelton. The spot he found was small / isolated. In…
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Corn and Soybean Disease Notes

Our corn crop seems to be developing at a pretty fast pace.  Since March 1st we have had 536 hours above 60 degrees F. compared to 2014 where we had 396 in the same range.  With the recent fronts moving through, we need to give consideration to fungicide decisions.  At…
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