Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Watermelon Update

Watermelon Update Seedcorn Maggots in Transplanted Crops   Problems with seedcorn maggots in transplanted crops are popping up all over south Georgia this Spring. While this is a rare occasion (use of transplants avoids many soil borne insect problems), that makes it no less severe when it occurs. Maggots can…
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UGA Sorghum Quick Guide

Below is a Georgia Quick guide that contains good production information on grain sorghum production. Georgia Grain Sorghum Production Quick Guide   Below is a list of Sugar Cane Aphid Tolerant Varieties. List of Sugar Cane Aphid Tolerant Varieties  
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2018 Peanut Rx

Below is the new edition of the 2018 Peanut Rx.  The Spotted Wilt Index and the Peanut Fungal Disease Risk Index were successfully combined in 2005 to produce the Peanut Disease Risk Index for peanut producers in the southeastern United States. The Peanut Disease Risk Index, developed by researchers and…
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Thoughts on Weed Control in Wheat

It has been challenging time for wheat producers trying to control weeds. January was a cold month and February has been wet.  The crop has progressed at a fast rate and growers need to monitor the stage of development of the crop before the application of herbicides.  Area wheat fields,…
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2018 UGA Cotton Weed Control Programs

Cotton weed control can be a challenge during the production year.  Below is information on UGA cotton weed control programs for Roundup Ready, Liberty, dicamba and 2,4d technology.  Residual herbicides are the foundation for these herbicide programs regardless of technology. This publication include suggestions for residual herbicides for burndown, pre…
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