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Cold Damage on Winter Annuals

Below are a few words from Dr. Lisa Baxter on the winter annual forage situation. The prolonged cold weather during the Christmas holiday has a lot of producers asking, “Are my winter annuals going to regrow?” Unfortunately, there isn’t a clear answer that we can offer to this question. Many…
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Questions of the week… 11/6/22

Current Situation: Dry conditions continue in Colquitt County. According to the latest drought monitor, most parts of Colquitt County are considered abnormally dry, and the south east portion is considered to be in moderate drought. The dry weather is great for the cotton and peanut harvests. I have been hearing…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 11/1/22

Last week was another exciting week in agriculture in Colquitt County. The peanut harvest and cotton defoliation is coming to an end. Colquitt County is classified as abnormally dry according to the last drought monitor.  This is great for cotton and peanut harvests, but livestock producers are struggling with planting…
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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 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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