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Derrick Bowen

  • Cold Weather and Burndowns 

    The following is a post on burndowns in row crops from Dr. Eric Prostko, Extension Agronomist and Weed Scientist. Many growers are now in the process of spraying pre-plant burndown herbicides.  Low temperatures over most of Georgia are expected to drop below 40 F over the next three days.  These temperatures are not very favorable…

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  • Hedging and Shredding in Pecan Orchards

    The following is from Dr. Lenny Wells, Professor of Horticulture and Extension Horticulture Specialist for pecans at the University of Georgia. We have been busy over the last week hedge pruning our orchards and research plots at the UGA Ponder Farm near Tifton. Hedge pruning generates a lot of limbs that must be disposed of.…

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  • Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 6, 2022 in Tifton and June 14, 2022 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  These programs offer basic information on insect pest identification and damage, natural enemies, and scouting procedures.  The training will serve as an introduction to insect monitoring for new…

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  • Citrus Freeze Protection Update

    February the 18th we will host a citrus frost protection update out at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center. The update will take place from 10-11 am, and pesticide credits will be available. More information can be found on the flyer and we hope to see you there!

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  • 2022 County Production Meetings

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  • 2021 Cotton Variety Trial Results

    Loan values were calculated based on $0.52/lb.

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