Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Midville Field Day 2015

The Midville Experiment Station 2015 Agronomic Crops Field Day is August 12 (Wednesday) beginning at 9:00 am. This is an event that many farmers, Extension personnel, and agricultural industry come out and enjoy good information and fellowship. The flyer below has all of our major topics. We will conclude with…
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2015 Georgia Pest Management Handbook Update

Quite a few growers purchase the commercial version of the Georgia Pest Management Handbook each year. Our Extension Forest Resources specialist, Dr. David Moorehead sent us an update to two sections this morning. The revisions are for the Forest Herbicide & Invasive Plant Control in Forest sections.  Changes in format…
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Sugar Cane Aphids in Grain Sorghum

We are seeing sugar cane aphids in sorghum in our area. A number of growers have been scouting and discussing with me treatment strategies. Below are some thoughts from Dr. David Buntin, UGA Entomologist, about sugar cane management in grain sorghum. Several threshold levels are being used in the Delta…
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Cotton Scout Schools

The Burke County Extension Office is offering a Cotton Scout School on June 16, at the Midville Research Center. This is an excellent opportunity for potential or current cotton scouts to learn the necessary scouting procedures. Please see the flyer below.
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Fertigation/Chemigation Cost Share Application

The Central Savannah River Resource Conservation and Development Council is offering a rebate program for fertigation/chemigation equipment. For additional information, contact Grace Walker at the RC&D Office. Her contact information is at the bottom of the second page of the application.
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Prostko/Culpepper Weed Update

The following is some timely information from Dr. Eric Prostko and Dr. Stanley Culpepper. It is hard to believe that it is time to get our weed management plan into action. The herbicide activity relative to time of day is very interesting.     Halex GT + Atrazine Tank-Mixtures (Prostko)…
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