Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

ALERT: Downy Mildew of Cucurbit Detected in Georgia

ALERT: Downy Mildew of Cucurbit Detected in Georgia Downy mildew of squash has been detected from Thomas County in Georgia (May 3, 2016). These observations indicate that inoculum of downy mildew is currently in GA and under favorable conditions (cool and wet conditions) potential disease outbreak in cucurbit can occur. I would suggest our cucurbit growers to look for the downy mildew symptoms…
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2016 Vegetable Production Update

COLQUITT COUNTY  2016 Vegetable Production Update Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:00pm – 2:00pm Stormy Sparks, Tim Coolong, and Bhabesh Dutta will be discussing vegetable production for 2016.  A sponsored  lunch will be provided, please call the Colquitt County Extension Office (229)-616-7455 to register for this meeting.  
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2015 UGA Tifton Watermelon Variety Trial Results

Attached is a pdf link to the 2015 Seedless Watermelon Variety Evaluation that Dr. Tim Coolong conducted in Tifton, Ga. This report contains a lot of useful information such as harvest times, total harvests, quality, weights,  etc., that allows growers to compare numerous watermelon varieties.  If you have any questions about the…
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Colquitt County Extension Upcoming Meetings/Events for 2016

Colquitt County Extension Upcoming Meetings/Events for 2016 Extension/Other Meetings Date Location 2016 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference Thurs.-Sun., Jan. 7-10, 2016  Savannah, Ga Area Melon Production Meeting Fri., Jan 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm Tift County Extension Office Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference Thru., Jan 21, 2016 UGA…
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