Burke – Jenkins Ag News

Cotton Defoliation Is Upon Us

It seems that cotton defoliation time has crept up on me. I’ve had the opportunity to look at a number of fields & talk to several folks who were considering defoliation on a field or two before the rainy weather hit. Dr. Jared Whitaker, UGA Cotton Agronomist reminded a group…
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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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Pond Management Workshop

Ponds can serve many purposes throughout our area such as fishing, hunting, improving the aesthetics of our land and irrigation. No matter what our goal is for our individual pond, management will play a huge role in our pond’s ability to provide our desired uses. A little time and a…
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