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Herbicide Resistance, A Real Concern For Area Producers.

Area producers are concerned about the need for herbicide rotation with good reason.  With increasing difficulty of finding and registering new chemicals, it is imperative that we rotate modes of action as well as crops to reduce the amount of selection pressure that we put on weeds.  It ultimately falls…
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2014 Corn Short Course and Annual Meeting of The Georgia Corn Growers Association

This years Corn Short Course and the Georgia Corn Growers Association’s annual meeting will take place January 21st in Tifton at UGA’s Tifton Campus Conference Center.  Registration begins at 8:15 am and the meeting should conclude around 4:00 pm.  Lunch is provided and registration before January 17th is $5 per…
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2013 Corn Variety Trial Data Available

The UGA Statewide Variety Testing program provides annual performance testing results on several commodities including canola, small grains and forage, corn and silage, and field crops. The data for the 2013 UGA Corn Variety Trials is now available to growers online.  You can find the data for the coastal plain…
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Grain Storage Protectant Shortage for 2013 Harvest Season

  We have received an update on stored grain protectants from Dr. Mike Toews, UGA Cooperative Extension Entomologist. Update on Stored Grain Protectants: Based on my call volume this week, it is evident that we have a problem with grain protectant availability for the 2013 corn crop.  I’ve visited with representatives from each…
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Roundup and Reflex Mixing Considerations.

For those growing Roundup Ready crops, here is a short reminder from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist. Just a quick reminder that there have been a few issues regarding tank-mixtures of glyphosate and Reflex.  Generally, some K-salt formulations of glyphosate have not mixed well with Reflex.  In…
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Pioneer Field Day in our Area. Be sure to RSVP with Dennis Jones

Pioneer is having a Field Day this Thursday , July 11th near Morgan, Georgia.  It will be on Al Sudderth’s farm about one mile North of Hwy 234 on Hwy 45.  It will include information, good food, fellowship, and a big THANK YOU from the Pioneer team.  Please contact your…
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