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UGA 2015 Peanut Production Budgets and Row Crop Economics

Due to commodity prices, growers are trying to figure out the most profitable mix of commodities to grow on their farm.  Below is a link to the 2015 UGA Peanut Budgets.  The four budgets include dryland and irrigated production cost estimates for conventional and striptill peanuts. 2015 uga peanut budgets…
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Wheat Production Questions 12-4-14

Over the last couple of days I have received a few questions concerning seeding rates and fertility for wheat.  Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield. Seeding rates:  Some area growers establish wheat by broadcasting and incorporating with a disc or do all. In general, establishing…
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New Aphid Pest Found In Georgia!!

I was recently in a sorghum field with Amber Arrington, Colquitt County Ag Agent, around Moultrie, GA and found some populations of the white sugar cane aphid.  Below are a couple of pictures of what we are seeing. David Buntin, Grain Crop Entomologist with the University of Georgia has given us…
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Update on Stored Grain Protectants:

  Corn harvest is getting into full swing and we are getting questions on grain protectants. Here is a quick update from Michael Toews, UGA Entomologist :   Grain protectants, insecticides labeled for application to raw grain, are intended to prevent stored grain insect infestations as opposed to treating existing…
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GA / FL Soybean & Small Grain Expo

Below is the program agenda and directions for the GA / FL Soybean & Small Grain Expo that will be held in Perry on February 7, 2014. This meeting has always been informative and valuable to all involved in small grain and soybean production in the state. I would encourage you to attend…
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Weed Control Recommendations for Wheat

Below is some useful information on Wheat Weed control in Georgia.  Please be sure that you pay special attention to the ryegrass control section.  Growers should not apply the same herbicide chemistry to the same field two years in a row in order to avoid resistance issues with ryegrass!!! Click…
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