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Corn planting information from Rome Ethredge

Here is some important and useful information for folks that are planning to plant corn in Georgia over the next few weeks. It’s from Rome Ethredge in his Georgia Grain News newsletter. Remember that you can get soil temperature information from the UGA weather network at http://www.georgiaweather.net/?content=tr&variable=XS . Corn Planting…
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Chilling hours for Georgia UGA weather stations and other locations

Fruit producers in Georgia may be interested in seeing our summary of chilling hours for all 87 UGA weather stations in one place. You can find the complete list which provides chill hours from November 1 through yesterday at http://www.georgiaweather.net/?content=ch. It includes the last four years so you can see…
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Soil Moisture Sensors Benefit Vegetable Growers

Vegetable and Specialty Crop News posted a story from UGA about the benefits of monitoring soil moisture by preventing overwatering by irrigation. Soil moisture sensors can be fairly inexpensive and can help prevent overirrigation, which can improve input costs. We also have soil moisture available at the UGA Weather Network…
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