Attached is the Cotton Marketing News July 1st
After the rain we have had now is the time to start spraying our peanuts with fungicides. We need to pick a fungicide program based on Peanut Rx that best fits our fields. Below is a link to all of the spray programs from different companies. Also I posted some comments from Dr. Bob Kemerait on peanuts diseases!
USDA Provides Targeted Assistance to Cotton Producers to Share in the Cost of Ginning One-time Payments to Begin in July to Assist with 2016 Ginning Season WASHINGTON, June 6, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will…
Via Eric Prostko, Extension Weed Scientist; Now is the time of year that most of us will get numerous questions about the various tank-mixes that peanut growers would like to try. Here are a few reminders: 1) With over 90,000 potential peanut tank-mixtures, it is impossible for UGA or anyone…
Our earliest corn in the county will be approaching tassel soon. There are lot of areas planted that are in need of some rain or irrigation. When corn progresses past V6 stage the amount water taken up everyday increases. Now is a critical time in crop development and yields are being established. Growers that wish to have high yields in their corn crop need to eliminate all periods of drought stress in order to achieve that yield potential.
Here is an interesting article from cotton economist Dr. Don Shurley; “Here we are beginning the third year of a farm bill that will end with the 2018 crop year. This means that discussions on changes and what should be in the next farm bill will likely begin as early…