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Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat…again.

I have recently been finding some Fusarium Head Blight in some area wheat fields.  Its pretty rare to see this disease take hold multiple years in a row as the conditions that favor its growth are not very common here.  Its too late to do much about it now, but…
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Counter NOT Labeled on Cotton for 2015

Here are a few words from Dr. Bob Kemerait concerning Counter use on cotton. “I received official word from the Georgia Department of Ag that the EPA has denied our request to use Counter 20G on cotton.  (It is still legal on field corn.)  The reason given basically says that use…
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Septoria/ Leaf and Glume Blotch in Wheat

  Recently, I have been seeing some Septoria/Leaf and Glume Blotch developing in some area wheat fields.  Not every wheat field will have this disease so it is important for growers to scout their fields thoroughly.  Many wheat fields may be too far along for a fungicide treatment but there…
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2015 Production Meeting Schedule for Calhoun County

Below are the 2015 scheduled Production Meetings for Calhoun County.   Weed January 20, 2015              6:00 pm               Stanley Culpepper The McLendon Barn RSVP by Friday, January 16th   Peanut February 12, 2015            6:00 pm              Scott Monfort The McLendon Barn RSVP by Tuesday, February 10th   Cotton February 23, 2015            6:00…
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2015 Production Meeting Schedule for Terrell and Randolph Counties

The 2015 Production Meetings have been scheduled for Terrell and Randolph Counties.  The schedules for both counties meetings are below.   Terrell County   Cotton/Soybean Production Meeting Tuesday, January 20th at 12:00 p.m. Terrell County Governmental Building RSVP by Friday, January 16th.   Peanut Production Meeting Friday, January 23rd at 12:00 p.m….
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2015 Georgia Cotton Commission 8th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop

  The Georgia Cotton Commission’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Commission’s 8th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The program speakers are Mark Messura, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Cotton Incorporated; John Maguire, Senior Vice President, National Cotton Council,…
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Target Spot Q&A’s

Target spot has been a little later this year than it was last year but we are beginning to find the disease in area cotton fields.  Here is a picture of a target spot lesion on a cotton leaf: Here are some common questions that I have been receiving regarding Target…
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Corn Disease and Pest Update June 2014

As you have seen on the blog over the last month, we have reported Northern Corn Leaf Blight and Northern Corn Leaf Spot that has been found in the area.  These diseases are typically found heavier in fields that are corn behind corn and good leaf moisture into the day….
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Northern Corn Leaf Spot (NCLS)

Northen Corn Leaf Spot has been found in other counties in Georgia and I found some here this morning. As of now we do not think it is as bad as Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB). It looks similar to NCLB, but is redder and you can usually see rings…
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