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2017 Jeff Davis County Ag Production Meetings

We have our County Production Meetings scheduled for 2017. Private and Commercial pesticide applicators will receive 1 hour of re-certification credit for all meetings except the Ag Economic and Irrigation Meetings. You must RSVP  (912-375-6648) at least two days before the meeting so we have a head count for the meal.
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Cotton Defoliation / Harvest Aid Tips

Here are a few Defoliation tips: Have 3 or more days of sunny weather forecasted when defoliation application made. Slice bolls with a sharp knife. Bolls are considered mature and ready for harvest aid applications when bolls cannot be sliced without “stringing” the lint. In addition, bolls are mature when the…
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Cotton Preparation and Planting

Cotton can be safely planted when 4 inch soil temperatures have reached 65 degrees for 3 consecutive days.Early planting is often done to ensure adequate moisture in dry land fields. Research has shown there is little difference in yield when planting between April 1st and May 20th.
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