Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Colquitt County Ag Update 9-15-14

Peanuts: The maturity with irrigated Georgia 06G have been running anywhere from 135 to 150 days at the maturity clinics at the office.  Dryland fields have been variable on the maturity and it depends on when they suffered from drought conditions and set pegs. Below are few suggested tips/questions to consider…
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Cowpea Curculio Report

We had a great discussion at the cowpea curculio crisis meeting in Tifton. Unfortunately I don’t have great news to report about the meeting, but I have highlighted a few key points that I took away from the meeting: 1) Let’s discuss insecticides: Many of you know that pyrethroids are…
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Georgia Forage News

Find the latest edition of the Georgia Forage News put out by the UGA Forage Team at the link below:   Includes:   Forage Insects by Ray Hicks – Screven CEC How to succeed at growing an early forage crop for winter grazing by Will Lovett – Brantley/Charlton…
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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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