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Small Grain Update 3/17/20

Below is an update of the current small grain situation in Colquitt County. Wheat: Wheat growers have been asking about how to manage Fursarim Head Blight (FHB). Over the next few weeks growers need to monitor the stage of development of their wheat crop. Late last week, the area wheat…
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Georgia Grain News 1-21-22

By Rome Ethredge.. This week we are seeing grains growth slowdown due to cold temperatures. Oats, photo below, especially showing some effects of the cold as oats are more sensitive to cold temperatures, especially temperature swings. Time to Evaluate Tillering Next week, the last week in January, will be time…
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2021 Preliminary Wheat Variety OVT and Wheat Production Guide.

If you are interested in the 2021 Wheat OVT data it is available at the link below. 2021 Preliminary Wheat Info at this link   https://swvt.uga.edu/content/dam/caes-subsite/statewide-variety-testing/docs/performance-trials/2021/Winter-20-21-Preliminary-Results.pdf UGA Wheat Production Guide from last year has lots of useful info and is at this link https://grains.caes.uga.edu/content/dam/caes-subsite/grains/docs/wheat/2020-2021-Wheat-Production-Guide.pdf If you have any questions please contact…
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Grain Sorghum (aka Milo) Update

Rome Ethridge, Interim UGA Grains and Soybean Agronomist Anthracnose disease is jumping in our later planted Grain Sorghum this week. It’s a disease that is often not too bad but can move quickly and cause yield loss. Some folks reporting that it wasn’t visible at all a week ago but…
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