Cotton

  • On March 31, 2021, the USDA National Agricultural Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its 2021 Prospective Plantings Report. Georgia Highlights from the report. Corn planted is estimated at 480,000 acres, up 14 percent from 2020. Cotton planted intentions are up 1 percent from last year at 1.20 million acres. Peanuts are estimated at 790,000 acres,…

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  • The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) has moved the 2021 Annual Meeting to a virtual format on January 27, 2021 at 9:00 am. The registration link is on the GCC homepage at www.georgiacottoncommission.org. If anyone has questions, please contact the Commission at (478) 988-4235.

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  • Due to the continued effects of COVID-19, the normal in-person row crop production meetings will be held virtually. Listed below are the production meetings that will be held in January and February. You will have several opportunities to participate in the online meetings. I will send out registration instructions as soon as I get them.…

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  • At the county irrigation meeting held earlier this year, a new irrigation publication was discussed. Well, it is here. David Hall, County Program Assistant and Water Agent was instrumental in putting this publication together. Laminated copies of this publication are available. Contact me to get a copy. Here is a link to view and print…

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  • The yield data from the 2019 UGA On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program has been released. For more information on the cotton variety evaluation program, contact the UGA Extension office in Laurens County. 2019 UGA On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program Yield Results

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  • The August 2019 UGA Cotton Team Newsletter contains articles on Scout and Use Thresholds (Phillip Roberts), Irrigating Cotton Through Bloom (Wes Porter), Be Timely at Harvest (Mark Freeman) and August is an Important Month for Diseases and Nematodes (Bob Kemerait). Newsletter UGA Cotton Team August 2019

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  • A final Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) meeting will be conducted at the Tifton Campus Conference Center on May 21, 2019 beginning at 1:30 pm. Similar to previous meetings and immediately after the UPW meeting, Extension agents and GDA will also offer an applicators license training for those individuals who do not have a pesticide license.…

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  • The 2019 Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) Trainings have been scheduled around the state of Georgia.

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  • The UGA Extension office in Laurens County will have a Cotton Production Meeting on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Cloverleaf Restaurant in East Dublin, Georgia from Noon to 2 p.m. Mark Freeman, East Georgia Extension Agronomist and Dr. Bob Kemerait, Extension Plant Pathologist will be the speakers. In addition, a representative from the Georgia…

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  • Throughout 2018 the Georgia cotton crop has been extremely variable in regards to growth and development. This is due in large part to heavy and frequent rains during the planting window.

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