Grady County

Acreage Reporting Dates

The following 2014 acreage reporting dates are applicable for the entire state of Georgia: November 15, 2013: PRF, perennial forage, and apiculture January 15, 2014: Apples, ALL fall-seeded small grains, Blueberries, Canola, and Peaches March 15, 2014: Cabbage (planted 10/1 – 2/20), Onions, (planted 10/21 – 2/1), and Pecans May…
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Row Crop Update

 Here are a few notes form UGA Extension Pathologist Dr. Bob Kemerait. As you are aware, recent weather conditions have impacted and complicated growers’ ability to plant.  To date it has been largely the corn crop that has been affected.  Though seedling disease are generally not a problem on our…
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Canola 101

10 Steps to Profitable Canola Canola is a relatively new winter crop with good profit potential for Georgia producers. Well suited to Georgia’s mild winters, it can be grown with the same equipment used for wheat and is also suitable for double cropping. Canola requires timely and careful management for…
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Corn Herbicides

As we finish planting the corn crop I have started getting calls about which corn herbicide do I need to use. The chart below is a quick reference for you to use. LABELED TIMES OF APPLICATION AND PRE-HARVEST INTERVALS (PHI) Herbicide   Field Corn Stage of Growth PHI (DAYS) Grazing,…
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Fungicide Program For Scab

  We’re fortunate to have a wide variety of fungicide options for pecan scab management. But getting the best use out of them and doing so in a manner that prevents resistance development can be confusing for some folks. We commonly get requests for a single fungicide program that growers could…
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