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Upcoming Ag Related Meetings and Events

UGA EXTENSION COOK CO AG PRODUCTION MEETINGS Peanut Production (Dr.’s Monfort, Abney) January 5, 2023. 12 Noon Cook Extension Office Weed Control for Row Crops (Dr.’s Culpepper, Prostko) January 12, 2023. 12 Noon Cook Extension Office Cotton Production (Dr. ‘s Hand, Roberts, Harris) January 23, 2023. 8 AM Cook Extension…
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Cotton Variety Trial (Preliminary) Results

Below are PRELIMINARY results from UGA On-Farm Cotton Variety Trial Results conducted in several Georgia counties this year. Included is Cook Trial (Irr) and a Tift/Cook trial (Tift DRY) conducted on Cook/Tift county line. This data is incomplete as there are still two trials in other counties to be harvested.
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Upcoming Area Events/Mtgs

Corn Short Course. January 17, 2023 Tifton Campus Conference Center More Info: https://ugatiftonconference.caes.uga.edu/events/event/2086/2023-corn-short-course.html Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. January 5 – 8, 2023. Savannah, GA Peanut Farm Show. January 19, 2023. Tifton Campus Conference Center. gapeanuts.com Ag Forecast. January 27, 2023. Tifton Campus Conference Center. 2023 Annual Blueberry Update….
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Tobacco Settlement Info

Attention: Tobacco Families Many tobacco growers are eligible for settlement funds available as a result of lawsuits directed toward the US Tobacco Cooperative, formerly known as the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation. Included in the settlement are farmers and heirs of farmers who grew flue-cured tobacco anytime 1967-1973, based on…
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Peanut Maturity Oct 14

From Scott Monfort: How Late Season Temperatures affect peanut maturity and decisions on when to dig: There is a misconception that temperatures in the upper 40’s and lower 50’s shut down the plant. Those temperatures will slow the maturation down but it will not cause it to stop, especially if…
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Peanut Maturity

Based on maturity checks and field visits, peanut maturity has slowed due to cooler nights and dry soil. Leaf spot is becoming more obvious. When plants have lost 50% or more of their leaves, that’s a trigger to dig. In some fields, vine condition will determine digging date. Below are…
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Cotton Defoliation and Pecan Irrigation

Cotton Defoliation – Camp Hand We will start off cool early in the week and get back into highs near 90 by Friday. Rates need to be adjusted accordingly. At this point, with as cool as it will be through Wednesday, I’m comfortable using Ginstar (thidiazuron + diuron). Generally I…
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