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News, events, and happenings in Colquitt County agriculture.


  • I’m hearing of some bad outbreaks of Anthracnose fruit rot on pepper this week. This anthracnose attacks the fruit only and can infect all types of pepper (ie bell, jalapeno, banana, etc.). Below are a few pictures to illustrate symptoms caused by this disease. Unfortunately the only labeled fungicides to manage this disease are strobilurins,…

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  • Assessing Cabbage Varieties

    This week I planted a cabbage variety trial in Colquitt County with our new UGA extension vegetable horticulturalist, Dr. Tim Coolong (pictured below). Dr. Coolong comes to us from the University of  Kentucky where he held the same job title. I have gotten the chance to work with Dr. Coolong on a number of issues…

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