Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Feral Hog Management Workshop

With the rise in feral hog populations causing damage to crops and fields, this may be of interest to some of the residents in Burke/Jenkins County. This meeting is geared to promoting the latest technologies in feral hog management.
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Peanut Maturity Clinics

It is time for us to begin trying to make the decision of where to begin with peanut harvest. I doubt it’s any secret to a farmer that we have had more growing degree units this season than last. Weather station data from the Midville Experiment Station growing degree hour…
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Cotton Defoliation Is Upon Us

It seems that cotton defoliation time has crept up on me. I’ve had the opportunity to look at a number of fields & talk to several folks who were considering defoliation on a field or two before the rainy weather hit. Dr. Jared Whitaker, UGA Cotton Agronomist reminded a group…
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Two Points to Make on Peanut Issues

First, please take time to look at your peanut fields! Yesterday I checked the peanut insecticide trial at the Midville Experiment Station. I was getting caterpillar counts well above the 4-8 per foot. There were mostly soybean loopers and “boll worms” present. I did find a few beet armyworms as…
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