Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Presidio Labeled in Tobacco

Tobacco Producers, Below is a label for Presidio for use in tobacco.  If you are interested in more info then attend the Area Tobacco Meeting on February 19th, starting at 10 am.  This production meeting will be held at the Colquitt County Extension office. Presidio Tobacco Label – Except CA…
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New Herbicide Formulations in 2015

Listed below are some new herbicides available in 2015. This information was provided by Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Weed Specialist: Some New Herbicide Formulations for 2015 (Prostko) Here is the slate of new herbicide formulations that you might read or hear about somewhere.  I have indicated if I have any…
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Renovating Older Pecan Orchards

County agents get questions about renovating old pecan orchards on a regular basis.  Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist, discusses some very good points to consider in his blog post below. http://site.extension.uga.edu/pecan/2015/01/renovating-older-pecan-orchards/
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2015 Georgia Feral Swine Survey.

The UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and the UGA Cooperative Extension Service have once again joined forces to conduct a survey about the impacts feral swine are having in Georgia. Feral swine – also called feral pigs, feral hogs, wild pigs, wild hogs, and wild boar –…
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2015 UGA Tobacco Budgets

The 2015 UGA Tobacco Production Budgets are on the web. The budgets include the Estimated Costs and Repairs Analysis for Flue-Cured Tobacco Machine Harvested and Hand Harvested for 2015.  These will appear in the 2015 Georgia Tobacco Growers Guide. http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/agecon/extension/budgets/tobacco/index.html If you have any questions or comments call or email.  …
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Weed Control Options in Wheat

This time of year small grain weed control questions are common.  Growers need to be out in their fields looking for several things.  Things to consider include growth stage of the crop at the time of application.  This has an impact on herbicide choice.  Questions like the following can also influence…
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2015 UGA Peanut Update

Due to low cotton prices, there is a lot of interest in peanut production this year.  Below is the update 2015 UGA Peanut Update. 2015peanutupdate Included in this update from the UGA Peanut Team includes budgets, crop rotation effects on peanuts, a cultivar update and other new information in peanut…
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2015 UGA Corn Production Guide

Below is a link for the 2015 UGA Corn Production Guide.  Lots of good corn production information on agronomics, disease management, irrigation and weed control.    http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/gagrains/documents/2015CornProductionGuide.pdf  
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