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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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Southern Corn Rust Arrives Late But Be Aware

Southern Corn Rust has been confirmed in neighboring Coffee County. So what does this mean for Corn growers? You should be scouting your fields and should consider the stage of your corn and decide if your risk and situation warrant a fungicide application. Recent wind and pop-up thunderstorms are great transportation for southern corn rust. When looking at products your choice will come down to how long do you need to protect your corn crop.
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Corn Planting has Begun

Corn is going into the ground in Montgomery County! Corn planting dates in South Georgia range from early March to early May. Getting those seeds in the ground early has its advantages with few drawbacks.
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2016 Wheeler County Production Meetings

Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators will receive 1 hour re-certification credit for all meetings except the Ag Economics and Precision Ag Meetings. A meal will also be provided with the Production Meetings. For meetings in┬áRED we must have an accurate head count for the meal so please call our office…
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