Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Georgia Grazing School & Dairy Grazing Conference

UGA Extension will host Grazing School on Nov. 11 in Moultrie, GA at the Sunbelt Ag. Expo. This workshop will focus on soil fertility, forage crop establishment, plant growth, animal nutrient requirements, and management-intensive grazing . This year, we will be holding the Grazing School in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic…
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Time for Peanut Maturity Clinics to begin

Growers should be getting their peanuts tested for maturity beginning around 125-130 days old and then use the hull scrape results from there to determine when to dig. The picture above came from Rome Ethredge down in Seminole County last week. The point is peanuts planted the last week of April…
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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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Pecan Water Split

Pecan water split is a much more common problem with our newer pecan varieties.  Water split is very common in the “Sumner Variety.” If Sumners or Cape Fears  go through a 2-3 week dry spell and all of a sudden get an 1.5″ rain, you will see the ground covered…
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Georgia Pecan Growers Field Day

The Georgia Pecan Growers Association’s  Annual Fall Field Day will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the UGA Tifton Campus Ponder Research Farm. Registration will begin at 8:30 and the program starts at 9:30. Topics covered include pecan insect management, pecan scab management, cultural practices, and cultivars. Admission is…
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