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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 1/21/23

Another exciting week in Colquitt County agriculture! The UGA Corn Short Course and Peanut Farm Show was held this past week. The Colquitt County Extension office is hosting two production meetings this coming week. Growers can also attend The Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop and…
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Colquitt County Ag Update — Labor Day Edition

In this issue: EPA Comment Period for Organophosphates.. Peanut Update, How do I control tropical spider wort? Mr. Kichler, I have morninglory taking over my peanuts do I have any control options? Forage update: Leaf rust and armyworms…. EPA Comment Period for Organophosphates.. A NGO group is currently petitioning the…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 8/20/22

Deadline for the Southeastern Hay Contest is Fast Approaching. The deadline for the Southeastern Hay Contest is fast approaching. Entries must be POSTMARKED by 9/1/22. As always, the complete rules and entry form are available on our website (www.sehaycontest.com). Winners will be recognized at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in October…
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EPA Petition to Revoke Registrations for Certain Organophosphate Uses 

A NGO group is currently petitioning the US EPA to revoke all food use tolerances for the organophosphate class of chemistry. The petitioners request that the Agency revoke all tolerances and cancel all associated registrations for food uses of the following organophosphate pesticides (OPs): Acephate, Densulide, Chlorethoxyfos, Chlorpyrifos-methyl, Diazinon, Dichlorvos,…
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Questions of the Week… August 13, 2022

Colquitt County Cotton Defoliation and Peanut Harvest Meeting will be held on September 6, 2022 at noon. The meeting will be held at the Colquitt County Extension office in Moultrie. Drs. Camp Hand and Scott Monfort will be the keynote speakers. Cotton: Whitefly has been the topic of discussion again…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 6/13/22

Current Situation:  The cotton crop ranges from just planted to second week of squaring.  Cotton growers are applying herbicides and fertilizer to crop.  Peanut growers are applying cracking sprays to try to clean up weeds.  The corn crop ranges from VT (Tassel) to R2 (Blister) stage of development.  Southern rust…
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