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Upcoming Mtgs with Private Pest Credits

Private Applicators License and Credits (need 3 hrs/5 yrs) Most agriculture producers have a private applicators license and some have a commercial pesticide license.  To maintain the private license you have to earn 3 credit hrs within 5 years “Currently three hours of recertification credits must be earned no later…
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 11/20/19

Here are some links from UGA Economic Dept concerning Farm Bill PLC and ARC decision aids and other related information.  Also 2019 data from local peanut fungicide and variety trials and cotton variety trials.  Call me if you would like more information on these trial results.  Tucker Price 507-8862 UGA…
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Mobile Site for Reporting Drought

Here is a link to report local drought conditions HERE. Below is from Pam Knox – Director, UGA Weather Network; “Are you frustrated that the Drought Monitor is not accurately reflecting dry conditions in your area? It may be that they do not have any data there other than radar-based…
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Cotton Defoliation

Here are some slides from Cotton Defoliation meetings in Berrien and Cook County yesterday (Monday).  Dr. Jared Whitaker did a great job of breaking this info down.  I’m doing peanut maturity checks now.  Call me 507-8862 if you want yours checked either at Cook Extension Office or at your location. …
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Cotton Irrigation

Irrigating Cotton Through Bloom (Porter) Based on planting date most of the cotton across the state will be in peak bloom during August. Depending on what week of bloom you are in the water requirements for the crop will range from 1.3 (0.18” per day during week one of bloom),…
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 7/8/19

Updates from Bob Kemerait about potential tropical storm and cotton target spot. Potential Tropical Storm Most important for this morning (7/8/19):  watching the potential development and buildup of a tropical system in the northern Gulf of Mexico that could bring storms to us late in the week.  While the extent…
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