Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Burke County Production Meetings

1/26 – Cotton & Soybean Production Mtg. 8:00 A.M. Burke Co Office Park 2/3 – Dairy Budgets, Computer Decision Aid Training 10 A.M.-2 P.M. (Can bring your own laptop) 2/9 – Peanut Production Mtg. 6:00  P.M. 3/10 Beef Cattle Update exact time & location TBA.
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Jenkins County Production Meetings

Jenkins County Production Meetings It is once again time for our winter meetings. At each meeting, commercial and private pesticide credits will be awarded. Please make every effort to call (cell or office) or e-mail if you plan to attend 478-982-4408. This ensures that we will have enough food. As…
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Midville Field Day

  The Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center (Midville) annual field day will be this Wednesday, August 13. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m with the tours starting at 9:30. Commercial and Private pesticide credits (2 hours) will be awarded. This is an excellent time to view the many different…
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Controlling Round-Up Ready Corn in a Re-Plant Situation

We have had at least 1 issue on 2014 corn in Burke Co. where the producer re-planted. The attempt to destroy surviving population of the initial planting was not as successful as desired. During the process of evaluating the effectiveness of the herbicide treatment I spoke to Dr. Eric Prostko,…
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Warrant Receives Peanut Label (Prostko)

Warrant recently received both federal (January) and state (February) approvals for use on peanuts in Georgia. Here are a few of my thoughts regarding its potential use in 2014: 1) The current supplemental label only permits PRE and/or EPOST applications (before flowering). 2) Of these 2 timings, I would prefer…
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2014 Georgia Ag Forecast

The Georgia Ag Forecast is an annual meeting that provides market forecasts to producers and others interested in agriculture production. During the meeting, UGA Ag Economists will cover each individual commodity and give an update on where supply and demanded are headed. In addition to market forecasts, this year’s meeting will focus on “Farm Succession Planning.”…
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Interactive Crop Budget 2014

The budget above is the 2014 Crop Comparison profit/loss analysis. The peanut price is based on what contract prices are expected to be at the start of 2014. Profit margins are going to be tighter in 2014. You will note that diesel and fertilizer prices are down from 2013 levels….
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