Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Peanut Maturity Clinics Have Begun

Peanut Maturity Clinics will be offered at the Colquitt County Extension Office on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM beginning tomorrow August 27, 2019 and continuing until September 26, 2019 .  Please call the Colquitt County Extension Office at 229-616-7455 if you have any questions or…
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UGA Extension urges Georgians to keep animals away from ponds that may contain toxin-producing algae

Published on 08/15/19 UGA Extension urges Georgians to keep animals away from ponds that may contain toxin-producing algae By Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon for CAES News The sudden and unexpected death of a Marietta, Georgia, couple’s beloved dog after swimming with its owners in Lake Allatoona has filled social media feeds since the…
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UGA Extension peanut agronomist cautions dryland producers about future of this year’s crop

Published on 08/15/19 UGA Extension peanut agronomist cautions dryland producers about future of this year’s crop By Clint Thompson for CAES News Current drought conditions could negatively influence Georgia peanut farmers’ plans for this year’s dryland crop, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. While some fields are just…
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August Vegetable Report

I have been to several early planted fields of cabbage over the last week or two and realize that recent rainfall has slightly delayed some field plans for planting this week. I would like to share a few questions that I have been receiving along with answers. Please call me…
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Irrigation malfunctions a concern during hot, dry summer

Published on 08/05/19 Irrigation malfunctions a concern during hot, dry summer By Clint Thompson for CAES News During a summer when Georgia corn farmers have relied heavily on their irrigation systems working effectively, many struggled with equipment malfunctions that may have reduced crop yields. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter…
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Kubota Hay Day

Kubota Hay Day  – Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the EXPO Grounds Guest Speaker – UGA Extension Forage Agronomist Dr. Lisa Baxter Private, Commercial, CCA, and CEU Credits will be offered Please RSVP for Lunch at Southern Tractor 229-435-2212
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