Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

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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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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2014 Vegetables: Pesticide Product Update

New Labeled Fungicides in 2014: 2 NEW FUNGICIDES : Merivon– BASF Bulb Vegetables (Onions) (11 floz/A) Purple Blotch Botrytis neck rot Botrytis leaf blight Downy Mildew Cucurbit Crops (5.5 floz/A) Powdery Mildew Gummy Stem Blight Alternaria Anthracnose Target Spot Leafy Vegetables (not brassicas) Proline– Bayer Cucurbit Crops (5.7 floz/A) Fusarium…
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2015 Georgia Ag Forecast

Ag Forecast is an annual seminar series presented by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in partnership with Georgia Farm Bureau and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. We invite you to join us at one of our seminars this year to discuss crops, commodities, and agricultural economics. This…
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