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 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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Weekly Crop Update

Cotton: The dry weather and heat are back! There are a few place in the south part of the county that have caught a small rain over the last week and is holding up, but the north half is really hurting for moisture again. Pivots are running as fast as they…
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Weekly Crop Update

Cotton: Hot and dry seems to be the story this week. Cotton has pretty much stopped growing unless it is irrigated and is just sitting there. Aphids have exploded this week and growers are now in the debate how much longer can we wait on the fungus to take them…
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Georgia 2014 Row Crop Planted Acres

UGA Extension Economist Nathan Smith wrote the following article on the latest report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service that was released the on June 30, 2014. Georgia acreage, if it stands at the current estimates, shifted as expected given the relative cost and returns of the major spring planted crops. Corn and…
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Weekly Crop Update

Cotton: The oldest cotton has really started moving along, it is knee tall 10-12 nodes and looks good. Plant bugs are turning up in a few places and aphids are starting to show up too. Farmers are starting to lay-by and finishing up fertilizer applications on this and are starting…
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