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Soybean Caterpillar Scouting

Soybean Caterpillars I know many of you have sprayed soybeans with Dimilin and Boron.  Dimilin is good for green clover worms and velvetbean caterpillar but does not control soybean loopers.   We’ve had a few show up, but UGA Soybean Entomologist thinks that more soybean looppers are on the way.   That said, we…
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Nematode Sampling and Procedure

There is still time in October and November to take nematode samples for cotton, peanut, and soybeans.  Below is information on the procedures to follow. Nematode Sampling Procedure Properly taken samples from small field units can reduce production costs by allowing the grower to eliminate nematode control practices where they…
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Kudzu Bug in Soybeans

We are starting to receive some questions about Kudzu bugs in Soybeans. This is what the 2014 Soybean Production Guide has to say about this pest.   The Kudzu bug is an economic pest of soybeans that was first found in Georgia in the fall of 2009. Since then they…
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Ultra Late Planted Soybeans

We are getting a few questions about late season soybeans. This is a great write-up from Brooks County Extension Agent Stephanie Hollifield. I am also including a link to the 2014 Soybean Production Guide. Stephanie Hollifield – In the last several years, many growers have experienced great success planting soybeans behind…
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Some Answers to Common Questions (Prostko)

Some good, recent information from Dr. Prostko – I can tell things are busy right now because my phone has been ringing off the hook.  Here are some quick answers to some common questions that I have gotten recently: 1) Can I spray paraquat + Storm + Dual cracking treatments…
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2014 Agricultural projects in Dooly County

This is not all we are doing this season, but these are a few of the more prominent projects that we are working on. Cotton Variety Trials – Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a grower can make, as this decision determines the genetic yield potential for…
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2014 Soybean Production Guide

The 2014 Georgia Soybean Production Guides are now available online by clicking here. If you would like a hard copy, please contact the extension office by Wednesday, May 7 to let us know.
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