Tift County Extension Producer Updates

Weekly County Update 9/13/2019

Peanuts: Peanuts have been moving a little closer to the 140-day range. Several are getting dug around the county now. I have only heard of a few grades but they were pretty good, the lower to middle 70s. Be sure to check dry corners of irrigated fields for signs of lesser…
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Weekly County Update 8/02/2019

I spent this past weekend in Hiawassee at the Georgia Cattlemen’s Summer Conference. It was great! No gnats and it was about 60° every morning. During the conference, I was able to meet with cattle producer across the state and gain some insightful knowledge on what is up and coming…
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Row Crop Disease Update 07/29/2019

Peanuts: We have seen white mold, in small quantities, in Tift County. Be vigilant and aggressive with your sprays. There has been a good bit of false white mold scattered around. Pay close attention to the difference. False white mold does not harm the plant; in fact, the real damage…
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Weekly County Update 07/26/2019

Finally, some rain came. It brought some relief and a little cooler weather with it. We don’t want it to cool off completely but a break from the 105 heat index is most appreciated. On Tuesday, PhytoGen had a mini field day at a variety plot that they are conducting…
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