The 2014 Georgia – Florida Tobacco Tour wrapped up today with another successful tour which visited successful growers, production issues, on-farm demonstrations, tobacco research on the UGA Tifton Campus Bowen Farm and many of the tobacco producing counties in Florida and Georgia.
Georgia Tobacco Hotline
Tim Varnedore, Jeff Davis County Extension Coordinator has a Black Shank Variety Demonstration installed on the Jerry Wooten Farm near Snipesville. GA. Four new varieties with black shank resistance are repeated four times across the field with a history of black shank. Weekly counts of diseased plants will help to compare…