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Free Nematode Sampling Opportunity

If you have peanut or cotton fields that you have had nematode problems with in the past, a researcher at UGA is looking for fields to sample for the nematode Meloidogyne enterbolii. The sample would also be tested for root knot nematodes. It is probably too dry to sample any…
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FSA-UGA Producer Meetings

FSA-UGA Producer Meetings                                                     Rabinowitz From October 8-11, FSA and UGA Agricultural Economics will be holding joint producer meetings throughout the state on 3 major government…
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Hay & Forage Meeting

The University of Georgia Ben Hill County Extension will be hosting a hay and forage update on October 10th at 6:00 pm at Morehead Country Store in Irwinville. UGA Forage Extension Specialist Dr. Lisa Baxter will be discussing hay quality going into the winter months and winter grazing. If you…
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Nitrate Toxicity in Livestock

Recently, I have received some questions about nitrates in livestock forages. Rain after extended dry periods in pastures and hay fields have been fertilized can increase forage nitrate levels. Nitrate levels above 4,500 ppm in dry forage can be dangerous to cattle and other livestock. Therefore, it is important to…
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Late Season Pecan Irrigation

This extended period of dry weather has raised several questions about late season pecan irrigation. Our University of Georgia pecan specialist, Dr. Lenny Wells, has written a timely piece to help producers make these late season irrigation decisions. Click on the article below.   Late Season Drought: When should you…
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