As farmers around the county are wrapping up peanut planting our focus begins to switch. Over the next few weeks growers will be looking at their next step in peanut weed control. The May 25th Article from Southeast Farm Press sends a great message to peanut growers. I felt like it was worth posting again on this Blog:
Wheeler and Jeff Davis County Extension
The southern pecan leaf phylloxera is a tiny aphid-like insect that feeds on the foliage of pecan trees. The insects are rarely seen, but the galls that they cause are prominent.
Most of the pond calls we receive in the Extension office refer to fish kills, weeds, and fertilization. Sometimes all are related. Weeds are annoying, so everyone wants a clean pond to fish. We need to be careful though and not forget about our fish when we treat the ponds. We are here to…
Cooler weather and Phosphorus deficiency can cause corn to turn purple. Some varieties show more discoloration than others. Purple striping is common, but sometimes entire areas of a field can be deficient. This is one reason we suggest soil samples. Soil types and textures change throughout fields and can vary…