UGA Extension Cook County

Pecan Ambrosia Beetle Alert

TO: COOK CO PECAN PRODUCERS From UGA Pecan Specialist Lenny Wells: “Asian Ambrosia Beetle Attack on Young Tree Trunk We have had our first report of ambrosia beetle emergence in a Brooks County orchard at the end of last week. With warm temperatures expected through the next 7-10 days, ambrosia…
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Seed Cotton MYA and PLC Payments

“MYA Prices and Calculating Payments with the Seed Cotton PLC” from Don Shurley and Adam N. Rabinowitz, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia. This is more detailed information about the new seed cotton PLC program.  This is the second in a series—the first (a quick 1-pager) was sent…
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The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

The U.S. Congress passed budget legislation that included the designation of seed cotton as a covered commodity under the 2014 farm bill. The President has signed this legislation and it has become law. The attached document highlights the critical components about the new cotton program and treatment of Generic Base.  The…
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 2/2/18

2018 Vegetable Spray Guides  Click this link Fungicide Spray Guide for Vegetables_2018 You can pick these up at Cook Extension Office also. (Watermelon, Snap/Lima/Pole Beans, Collard, Kale, Mustard, Turnip, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cucumber, Pepper, Pumpkin, Tomato, Squash) 2018 Pecan Spray Guides HERE 2018 Peanut Production Info UGA Peanut e-guide This year peanut…
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Pecan Ambrosia Beetle Traps

We found our first pecan ambrosia beetles in pecans in Cook County as early as January 23rd last year.  Especially at risk are stressed trees and/or newly planted pecan seedlings during emergence from winter dormancy. A good way to detect these insects in an orchard is with Pecan Ambrosia Beetle…
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Cook Co Cotton Production Update

Cook Co. Cotton Production Update Cook Extension Office Wednesday, January 10 12 Noon – Sponsored Meal Pesticide Credits Available Speakers: Dr. Phillip Roberts – UGA Cotton Entomologist Dr. Jarred Whitaker – UGA Cotton Agronomist *****RSVP by Tuesday, Jan 9 @ 896-7456*****
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