UGA Extension Cook County

2018 Cook Co Peanut Fungicide Trial Results

Here is a summary of results from Cook County Peanut Fungicide Trial this year.  Please call me if you would like more information on this trial or would like to dig deeper into this data.  Tucker Price 229-507-8862 PRODUCTION DATA PROTOCOL WHITE MOLD RATING COMPARISON YIELD COMPARISON PROFIT COMPARISON
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Ag Disaster Assistance Info; Wild Pig Mtg; Forest Damage Mtg.

Agriculture Disaster Assistance Information Session for Producers If you missed this meeting in Tifton Monday, you can see slides presented and other information presented at this LINK. Are You Eligible to Collect Crop Insurance if You Do Not Harvest Your (Pecan) Crop? Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist In the wake…
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Tropical Storm and Harvest

From UGA Plant Disease Specialist Dr. Bob Kemerait: “Like they say, “no rest for the weary.”  It looked like we were going to be able to get out of this with fairly dry weather and then here comes the potential for a tropical storm.  If the path of the storm…
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Pecan Crop Maturity and GA Clean Day Info

Pecan Crop Maturity and Leaf Senescence Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist The 2018 pecan crop is virtually made. Every nut I have cut of every variety I have looked at over the last two weeks is full of kernel. By the middle of last week, in addition to Pawnee, which…
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Livestock Mtg in Tift Co

Cattle Clinic in Tift Co Call to RSVP if you are interested. The Tift County Cattlemen’s Association would like to invite you to our “Cattle Clinic” on Saturday September 22nd at the Alapaha Beef Unit. This a free clinic with breakfast and lunch provided. Topics to be covered are Winter…
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Peanut Digging Dates, Peanut Hay, 4-H Veg Plant Sale

Dig Peanuts at Correct Maturity Baling Peanut Hay Considerations Peanuts produce about 6000 lbs/A vines. Baling effeciency is about ½ that amount (3000 lbs/A). Average peanut round bale = 1000 lbs. Avg N,P,K fertilizer prices (Sept 2018) N = .45/lb; P = .38/lb; K = .28/lb. Baling hay removes roughly,…
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Cotton,Peanut, Corn, Soybean Disease Update

Row Crop Disease Update from UGA Plant Pathologist Bob Kemerait: PEANUTS: Getting lots of questions these days about late-season peanut disease problems.  Just a few thoughts.    Three weeks to go until you dig the peanuts and little-or-no disease in the field?  I wouldn’t put out any more fungicides unless…
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