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Peanut Achievement Award

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The time has come for entrees for the 2014 GA Peanut Achievement Club Award.  The categories and rules are the same as previous years. After being in the county for a year I know we have some farmers who would definitely be competitive for 2014’s crop!
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Peanut Disease Update March 15

Here is a post from UGA Extension Pathologist Dr. Bob Kemerait, with regards to disease and nematode management in 2015:  It is expected that there will be a significant increase in acreage planted to peanut in 2015.  Planting more peanuts at the expense of good crop rotation will surely lead to a…
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Reminder!! Pecan Production Meeting Mar 17th!

This is a reminder for the Extension Pecan Production Meeting. The meeting will be March 17th at 12:00 noon in the Ag Center behind the Extension Office. The speakers will be Dr. Lenny Wells and Mr. Jason Brock. Make sure to let the Mitchell County Extension Office know if you…
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2015 Cotton Budgets

Dr. Don Shurley, Extension Cotton Economist, recently released the 2015 cotton budgets. The budgets include conventional (irrigated or non-irrigated) and strip-till (irrigated or non-irrigated) Here is the link to the 2015 cotton budgets. Cotton Budgets
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P, K, Zn Fertilization of Young Trees

Post from Lenny Wells, Extension pecan specialist: Most soils on which new pecan orchards are established here in Georgia are old row crop fields or cleared pine land. In the case of row crop fields, soil levels of P and K may be in fairly good shape, while Zn levels…
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