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Weed Control Alternatives for Field Corn

Extension Specialist Eric Prostko put out some comments on alternative weed control in corn for 2022. You can read his points here: I continue to hear much chatter about the shortages/price increases for Roundup (glyphosate) and many other herbicides.  Thus, I would like to remind you of some of the options…
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2022 Jeff Davis County Production Meetings

Below is our Jeff Davis County Extension Production Meeting Schedule for 2022. I hope that you find benefit in attending these meetings to get up-to-date information for your farming operations. Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators will receive 1 hour re-certification credits. Contact our office to sign up for these events…
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UGA Corn Short Course 2022

2022 GA Corn Short Course and Annual Meeting Ga Corn Growers Dec 14 at the TC Conference Center in Tifton 8:00-8:15 – Registration 8:15-8:30 – Welcome UGA Crop and Soil Science Dept Head, Dr. Timothy Grey 8:30-9:00 – Dr. Simer Virk – Precision Ag in Corn production 9:00-9:30 – Dr….
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UGA Precision Ag Blog

There have been several good posts on the UGA Extension Precision Ag Blog Recently. When you get time please check it out: https://site.extension.uga.edu/precisionag/ If you need help with technology issues reach out to your county agent. The last post discusses data management. Most of you are collecting data that you…
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Updated Crop Budgets

There is a lot of uncertainty in the market but the UGA Economics Department has the tentative budgets ready. You can access them all at : https://agecon.uga.edu/extension/budgets.html These budgets help you the most when you save them and input your farms information. If you need help navigating this process please…
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High Yield Wheat Production

Rome Ethredge, CEA-retired and Dewey Lee, Professor-retired University of Georgia Use deep tillage to disrupt hard pans. Wheat responds well to deep tillage when hard pans are present in our soils, particularly sandy soils. Prepare soils for planting by first tilling with a V-ripper, chisel plow, paraplow or subsoiler. Firm…
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Small Grain Variety Info from UGA

Recommended Grain Varieties for Winter 2021-2022 Barley Atlantic (P) Secretariat (S) Thoroughbred (S) Oat Graham (S)2 Horizon 306 (S)2 Horizon 720 (C)2 Wheat AP 1983 (S) AGS 2021 (S) AGS 2024 (S) *AGS 3000 (C) AGS 3015 (S)3 *AGS 3030 (S) Dyna-Gro 9002 (P) Dyna-Gro Blanton (S) Dyna-Gro Blanton (S)…
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Cotton Defoliation

Cotton harvest is upon us so I thought I would share some cotton defoliation info. Check out this detailed circular: To summarize; cotton should be defoliated when it reaches 60% to 75% open bolls. There are 4 ore less NACB (nodes above upper most cracked boll). And bolls you plan…
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