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Upcoming Vidalia Onion Variety Meeting

The Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center is hosting an onion variety review meeting with results from the Vidalia Onion Variety Trial. The purpose of this meeting is to give growers the information they need from the Variety Trial before they place their seed orders for the upcoming crop year….
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Local Dryland Cotton Plots

Two local cotton plots have been planted for the 2022 crop season. The Candler-Evans County ANR Agent Ross Greene cooperated with Bird Farms of Metter, GA and Gray Rogers Farm of Claxton, GA to plant two dryland cotton plots in fields that were considered to be sandy soils. The objective…
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Upcoming Pecan Field Day @ VOVRC

Andrew Sawyer, the Southeast District Pecan Agent, is hosting a Pecan Field day out at the Vidalia Onion Research Center. The Vidalia Onion Research Center is located at 8163 Ga Hwy 178 Lyons, GA 30436 just past Rogers State Prison between Reidsville and Lyons. Lunch will be served so please…
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Plan Ahead Before Planting Pines

Are you planning to plant pine trees this coming year? If so you need to go ahead and start preparing now to ensure that you are fully prepared to get your trees planted. This is a large investment of money and time that needs to well planned and thought out….
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New UGA Peanut Production Guide

The new UGA Peanut Production Guide is now available online. This new production guide is the in depth version similar to the old style books that we have for cotton and corn. I also have laminated copies of the 2022 peanut quick reference guides if anyone would like one of…
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Using Pesticides Wisely Trainings

The Candler County Extension Office and Evans County Extension Office will be offering opportunities for pesticide applicators to complete the Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) training that is required by law for applicators to apply auxin herbicides (Dicamba and 24-D) over-the-top of Dicamba or 24-D tolerant cotton or soybeans. All applicators…
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Spring Production Meetings Are Winding Down

The Candler-Evans County spring production meeting season is almost over. If you need to get some pesticide credits there are still a few meetings left. We have had great meeting season so far with our corn, peanut, tobacco, planter clinic, and weed meetings already completed. If you need more pesticide…
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