Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Meeting Reminders

Multi-County Pecan Meeting Monday February 22nd, at 12:00 in the Boys and Girls Club Cafeteria in Metter. Boys & Girls Club 421 W Vertia St Metter, GA Peanut Meeting: Wednesday March 2nd, Speakers will be Dr. Bob Kemerait and Dr. Scott Monfort Burke 12:00 noon Jenkins 6:30 pm
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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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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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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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