Grady County

Weekly Crop Update

Scattered showers over the last 4-5 days have brought much need relief from the 100 degree days that with no rain pattern we had been in for a couple weeks. While we still have not received a good soaking rain across the entire county most places have received enough to…
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Weekly Crop Update

Over the last several days we have started receiving some rain showers, they remain spotty and some places only got a couple tenths and while others have received two plus inches of rain. Cotton: A few growers have wrapped up planting in the last few days but overall we are…
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Corn

Dewey Lee UGA Grain Specialist posted a few thought s on this years corn crop. Warm, dry days are beginning to take its toll on Georgia’s dryland corn crop and forcing irrigated growers to water continuously.   However, current weather conditions bode well for irrigated growers if they keep up with…
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Weekly Crop Update

Corn: Farmers in Grady County finished planting the last of their corn towards the end of last week. Most of it is between the 2nd and 5th leaf and is looking good. They have started side dressing their nitrogen and getting herbicides out on it. We have not seen any…
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Corn and Soybean Meeting

Reminder we will have a Grady County Corn and Soybean Production meeting Friday 27 @ noon here at the Agri Center. UGA Soybean and Cotton specialist Dr. Jared Whitaker and Seminole County agent Rome Ethredge will be the speakers.
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Generic Base

 I thought I would share this great post from Seminole County agent Rome Ethredge’s blog. There has been a lot of confusion surrounding the new farm bill and Generic Base (Old Cotton Base).  Early County Agent, Brian Creswell, has some advice that may clear this up some. All crops that…
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Weekly Crop Update

Corn: Corn harvest has wrapped up with yields anywhere from 70 -250 bu. Some dryland corn went as high as 180 bu and some irrigated corn was as low as 100 bu. Yield seemed to be very dependent on how many times a farmer sprayed for Southern Rust, with the highest…
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