Burke – Jenkins Ag News

AgLogic 15G Aldicarb Pesticide

This is an update on a product called AgLogic 15G Aldicarb Pesticide which will be available for 2016 Growing Season in limited quantities.  This product is “comparable to TEMIK in formulation and performance.”   “AgLogic 15G is registered for control of nematodes, thrips, aphids, mites whiteflies, plant bugs and other chewing…
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Controlling Caterpillar Pests In Peanuts

I’ve been getting reports of worm populations increasing in some peanut fields. Jason tells me he’s seen a few irrigated fields in Jenkins County that are at threshold. Our agent counterpart in Appling Co., Shane Curry sent out some information on I.D. that was a good, quick reminder. The treatment…
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Late Season Kudzu Bug Infestations

The second generation of kudzu bugs is showing up a little later this year. I was in a soybean field this week that is around growth stage R4 or R5 and has not been treated yet for insects. Adults and kudzu bug nymphs are present on the plants. The numbers…
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How Long Will Armyworms Hang On?

It seems that foliage feeding caterpillars appeared early this year & with aggressive attitudes. They can appear at significantly high numbers any time from June-August. Often there are events that can impact their numbers and help us with control. Army worms spend 10-14 days pupating underground, 2-3 weeks as worms,…
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Ag Specialist Position–Midville Research Station

If you know of anyone who enjoys working outside, specifically in an agricultural research setting, then guide them to the information below. An Ag Specialist position is available at the Midville Research Station. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to work in agriculture, specifically row-crops. Follow the link below for…
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Ice Damaged Pine Trees

 The trees in Jenkins and surrounding counties have experienced extensive damage from the recent ice storm. Even though all species of trees have been damaged, pine trees have suffered the most. During the ice storm, trees were uprooted, decapitated, or suffered major crown loss as branches were broken by the…
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