Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Rattlesnake Weed

 This time of year I often get questions like this from home owners. Ninety nine percent of the time it is rattlesnake weed or Florida Betony. Florida betony is a “winter” perennial and, like most plants in the mint (Labiatae) family, has a square stem with opposite leaves. Flowers are…
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Downy Mildew Alert

Downy mildew of cabbage has been detected from Colquitt County in Georgia (Oct 22, 2017). These observations indicate that inoculum of downy mildew is currently in GA and under favorable conditions (cool and wet conditions) potential disease outbreak in cabbage and other cruciferous/cole crops can occur. I would suggest our growers to look for the downy mildew symptoms in…
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