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About Chris Tyson

I am the UGA Extension Onion Agent and Coordinator of the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center.

Southeastern Hay Contest

The deadline to enter the Southeast Hay contest is September 28, 2015.  See the press release for more info on the contest.  To see complete rules and registration for the contest visit the Southeast Hay Contest Web site.  
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Almost Time to Start Checking Peanuts

      Well, its that time of year again.  As we move into September, we start “hull scraping” peanuts to check for maturity.  I like to start looking at peanuts on the maturity board once they get about 125 days of age.  This is a good time to see…
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Upcoming Forestry Meeting

Mark your calendars! UGA Extension and UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry are hosting a Regional Forestry Meeting for landowners, timber managers, and foresters on October 6th, 2015 right here in our own backyard! This meeting will be a great opportunity for anyone who has interests in forestry.  We will be discussing forest management…
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Pecan Cultivar Update

Here is a recent post on pecan cultivars by Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist: The topic of cultivars is an endless source of discussion for pecan growers. We are always on the lookout for the perfect cultivar but in reality it probably doesn’t exist. Every orchard situation is different and…
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Vidalia Onion Production Meeting August 25th

The annual Vidalia Onion Production Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25th at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center.  The details are below. TO: Vidalia Onion Producers and Industry Representatives RE: 2015 Annual Onion Production Meeting   The Annual Vidalia Onion Production Meeting will be held on August 25,…
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