UGA Extension Cook County

2018 Row Crop Comparison Tool

Here is the first version of the 2018 Row Crop Comparison Tool.  This tool as well as other 2018 crop budgets should be on line soon at the link below.  You will be able to customize this to your own operation by imputing your own variable costs. This “blog” format doesn’t…
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Cook County Extension 2018 Production Meetings

Below are Cook Extension Winter Production Meetings set so far.  There will be more to come as the growing season progresses.  No RSVP yet – Reminder letters will be sent closer to dates of these meetings. Tucker Price Cotton Production Update Cook Extension Office Meeting Room January 10, 2018 12…
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Odd Pecans – Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist

“Every year people bring me a host of odd-ball nuts they run across during harvest. No, I’m not referring to people here but actual pecans. I get tiny pecans the size of a pinky-nail as well as those that have some sort of growth abnormality. Two of the most common are “twin-pecans” and…
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Bee Survey

The Colquitt County FFA Marketing team is conducting a survey on bees to use with their marketing team prep. Their target area is Colquitt County and surrounding counties. They would like anyone from Hobby Farmers to full time farmers to participate.  This is anonymous and only used for educational purposes….
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 10/19/17

Cook County 2017 Peanut Fungicide Trial Results This is a brief summary of the results from a peanut white mold fungicide trial conducted in Cook County with UGA Peanut Specialists that was just wrapped up .  6 white mold fungicide programs and a control (Bravo Only) were evaluated.  One program…
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Effect of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irma on Georgia Pecans

From UGA Extension Pecan Specialist Lenny Wells: “Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irma has become the most damaging wind event ever seen by the Georgia pecan industry. Roaring through Georgia on Monday with sustained winds of 20-40 mph and gusts reaching from 50-75 mph, Irma brought damage to virtually every pecan orchard in the state,…
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Hurricane Preparedness Resources

Hurricane Preparedness UGA Extension offers several resources to help Georgians prepare for hurricanes and tropical storms and what steps to take after they have passed. Click the link below to view our list of resources to ensure you are properly prepared for a hurricane. http://extension.uga.edu/topic-areas/timely-topics/emergencies.html
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Ag Updates 9/8/17

Peanut Update W. Scott Monfort Extension Peanut Agronomist, UGA The 2017 harvest is slowly getting under way. A few thousand acres have been inverted and are now being harvested. Thus far, maturity is bouncing around from 135 to 150 days after planting. There are several key factors that might be…
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Late Season Cotton/Peanut Disease Management

Below is an update from UGA Extension Plant Pathologist Bob Kemerait.  Tucker Price 507-8862 When to Terminate Peanut Fungicides – Bob Kemerait NOTE:  A critical consideration late in the season is that pre-harvest intervals vary with some of the fungicides.  Growers must always check the label to make sure on all…
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