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Cotton & Peanuts – Wet or Water Logged Soil

This information was revised from July of 2013 (Whitaker, Collins, Harris & Culpepper) – since our cotton crop was planted over a very long window we have many different cotton ages across the county. Excessive amounts of rainfall have occurred in several areas of the cotton growing region in Georgia…
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Updated Crop Comparison Tool

As many of you know, there have been changes to many of the agriculture inputs over the last few weeks. Our Ag Economics Department updated the Crop Comparison Tool to reflect these changes in input costs and market prices. Below you can look at the updated copies. Or if you…
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Rising Temperatures & Young Crop Water Needs

So I know 95 and 96 degrees are not “hot” for South Georgia. But it is hot, when we have had such mild conditions thus far in 2021. We received several emails from our UGA Extension Specialists this week on planting considerations and young crop issues that may arise. Wes…
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Thistles –A Spiny Foe

Several calls have come in lately about a “new” weed that hay producers are seeing. It is not new, but it may be new to them. Thistles are winter annuals or biennials depending on the particular species you have. There are several different thistles that we see in our area;…
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Peanut Rx : Online & on Your Phone

You can find Peanut Rx 2021 at https://peanutrx.org, and on our UGA Peanut website peanuts.caes.uga.edu. Some notes from Bob Kemerait for ease of use:  When you first open the page (First picture attached), you will be directed immediately to the “Quick Risk Tool” where you enter your selection for each…
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Row Crop Enterprise Budgets and Crop Comparison Tool 2021

The 2021 Row Crop Enterprise Budgets and Crop Comparison Tool have been posted online at https://agecon.uga.edu/extension/budgets.html   The commodity prices in the Crop Comparison Tool are an estimate of the season average farm price based on harvest time futures contracts and adjusted for expected basis (except for peanuts). Peanut prices…
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Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) Meetings Scheduled

Pesticide applicators who plan to use auxin herbicides in 2021 will need to attend a virtual UPW Training. Here are the details: AUXIN TRAINING REQUIREMENTS – GEORGIA 2021 Engenia, FeXapan, Tavium, XtendiMax 1. All applicators driving the tractor/sprayer applying these herbicides must attend Using Pesticides Wisely during 2021 prior to…
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2021 UGA Virtual Pecan Production Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2021 Virtual Pecan Production Meetings. You must register to view and participate. To register click on the link or picture below. You choose the meeting date that fits your schedule and enter your information. A confirmation email will be delivered to you after registration….
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2021 UGA Virtual Cotton Production Meetings

Registration is now open for the 2021 Virtual Cotton Production Meetings. You must register to view and participate. To register click on the link or picture below. You choose the meeting date that fits your schedule and enter your information. A confirmation email will be delivered to you after registration….
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