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Pecan Meeting Recap & Slides

Thanks to everyone who came out to Crisp’s 2020 Pecan Production meeting. Special thanks to our sponsors, caterer (JB’s Backyard BBQ) and speakers. The UGA speakers are listed below along with their presentations linked: Dr. Lenny Wells – PresentationLW Jason Brock – PresentationJB Dr. Angel Acebes – PresentationAA Additional Resources…
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GWA Meeting Recap & Slides

Great annual meeting at St. Simon’s Island this year. Listed below are the speakers from 2020 and linked is each of their presentations: Dr. Josh Freeman – U Florida – J Freeman Presentation GWA 2020 Dr. Gordon Johnson – U Delaware – G Johnson Presentation GWA 2020 Larry Benjamin –…
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UGA Peanut Variety Trials, 2014-2019 Data

Last week Dr. Scott Monfort, UGA Peanut Agronomist, shared graphs ahead of the upcoming statewide County Peanut Production meetings. These graphs, posted below, compare data collected in Tifton over the past six years between varieties and row configuration. The Crisp Co Peanut Production Meeting is Mon, Jan 27th @ Noon…
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Pest Manager Training Offers CEU’s in Many Categories

“Pest Manager Trainings” are organised around the state by Willie Chance to, using a phrase he bookmarks his emails with, “-help those who protect us from pests.” Willie retired from UGA Extension with more than 30 years experience. I’ve attended one of his training’s and was humbled by how insightful…
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UGA Cotton Team Newsletter – September 2022

Articles in this month’s issue include: High Abandonment Acres for U.S. Cotton Projected Due to Drought (Yangxuan Liu) Importance of End of Season Irrigation Termination and Disease Control in Cotton (BobKemerait, Wesley Porter, David Hall, Jason Mallard) Weather and Climate outlook for September 2022 and Beyond (Pam Knox) Late Season…
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UGA Cotton Newsletter – August

Articles Below – Various Authors: Post-bloom Nutrient Deficiencies, Waterlogging, and Foliar Feeding The Next Big Thing (Plant Pathology) August Weather and Climate Outlook Variable-Rate PGR Application Considerations Cotton Irrigation Considerations for August Factors Responsible for Boll Retention/Shed in Cotton Musings from the Road Silverleaf Whitefly Management
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Southern Rust found in GA Corn

Southern Corn Rust was found for the 1st time this season in Georgia corn yesterday in a Wayne County field. It was an early planted field with plants between the R3-R4 growth stage. Dr. Bob K: Who is at greatest risk?  Answer. All growers in SE GA with irrigated corn…
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Spreader Calibration Info & Opportunity

Dr. Simer Virk, UGA precision Ag Specialist, as shared this blog post about broadcast spreader calibrations: https://site.extension.uga.edu/precisionag/2022/02/proper-spreader-calibration-is-important-for-precision-fertilizer-applications/ Also, our district office has spreader calibration kits available for me to check out. If you ever what me to come out to your farming operation to help calibrate, please let me know…
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UGA Ag Forecast 2022

Held in Tifton, GA last month – this event had its main sessions recorded – of which row crops, forestry, horticulture, and livestock/poultry can be found below. The ag forecast report document can be found here: https://agforecast.caes.uga.edu/ Also, the updated crop comparison tool as well as commodity budgets can be…
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Ag Forecast – In-person & Virtual

There is a $10 fee for online registration and the in-person fee is $20 (includes breakfast). Program Here: Agenda below: 2022 Agenda January 28th, 2022 7:30 am       Registration and light breakfast 8:30 am       2022 Georgia Ag Forecast begins Welcome — Mike Toews, Assistant Dean, UGA Tifton Campus UGA…
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