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Cook Extension Ag Updates 3/26/20

Season-long Disease and Nematode Control – Dr. Bob Kemerait: “Planting season is upon us and critical decisions with regards to season-long disease and nematode control must be made before the furrow is closed.   Nematode management for corn producers.  Options are Telone II, Counter 20G, Propulse, and Avicta Complete Corn (a…
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Temporary Cook Extension Office Operations

The Cook Extension Office received this direction from Cook County Commissioners 3/17/20: “In an abundance of caution for the county employees and county citizenship, the County Commissioners respectfully request that you close your office to the public. At this time, staff will remain working.“ So the Cook Extension Office will…
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Thank You 2020 Cook Ag Extension Sponsors

Cook County Extension is very fortunate to have the local support of the following sponsors. B.C.T GIN CO. INC. THE COTTON GIN INC. NICHINO AMERICA INC. SAVAGE OF GEORGIA L.L.C. BORDERS MELONS EAST L.L.C. VALENT SOUTH CENTRAL GIN COMPANY, INC. BASF COPORATION PHYTOGEN/CORTEVA UNITED PHOSPHORUS INC. LENOX PEANUT COMPANY L.L.C….
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ARC/PLC Decision Aid; Pecan Bark Shedding, Fire Ant Mounds, Spray Guides; Small Grain Tillers; Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course

Links in the above section: ARC/PLC Decision Aid https://www.afpc.tamu.edu/tools/farm/farmbill/2018/ Additional Resources Available at https://agecon.uga.edu/extension/policy.html: Pecan Tree Bark Shedding – Dr. Lenny Wells Every year I receive calls regarding trees in which the bark sheds for no apparent reason. This understandably creates great alarm among growers. I see it most often…
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Upcoming Area Ag MTGs

Cook Extension Meetings January 7 at 8 AM. Weed Control Update. Cook Extension Office January 13th at 12 Noon.  Cotton Production Update. Cook Extension Office. January 24th at 12 Noon. Peanut Production Update. Cook Extension Office. February 4th at 12 Noon. Tobacco Production Update. (Berrien Co Extension office) February 11th…
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