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Produce Safety Rule Inspection

For those of you that are subject to Georgia Department of Agriculture regulatory inspections required by the Produce Safety Rule, please see the link below. This is a document that describes what to expect from an inspection. GDA regulatory inspection
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Cotton Variety Data

See the link below for UGA on-farm variety trial data. It is important to note that we had hurricane damage in many trials and this may make alot of the data obsolete. besides the overall data, Dr. Whitaker has separated out the 5 trials that were not affected at all,…
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County Production Meetings, More Coming Soon

Turner County Cotton Production Meeting is next Monday, February 11, at 6:00 P.M. at the Turner County Extension Office. A seafood buffet will be provided for supper. Please call in ASAP for head count, no later than this Friday. Turner County Watermelon Production Meeting is next Thurday, February 14, at…
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Bollworm BMPs in Cotton Publication

As you know, Georgia’s bollworm pressure is currently much better than other cotton producing areas. It is now more important than ever to make sure we conserve what we have and not make some irreversible mistakes. The publication below provides tips on reducing selection pressure. By the way, this is…
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Using Pesticides Wisely Trainings

Please see using pesticides wisely trainings listed below. All growers and applicators are required by Dicamba/2,4-D labels to attend training annually if applying appropriate formulation on to cotton with auxin technology. Please see document attached below. The closest one is this Wednesday at 2 P.M. at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center….
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Dicamba Annoucements: Please Read

I believe that Dr. Culpepper is going to send out a formal announcement to us soon about dicamba use in cotton, but, I haven’t received it yet and don’t want any of you to miss out on an important date. In-Short: New label on dicamba/2,4-D in cotton for 2019 Using Pesticides…
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2019 Turner County Production Meetings

Please see schedule of Turner County Production Meetings: Turner County Peanut Production Meeting- Tuesday January 15, 2019. Lunch 12:00 Noon at Turner County Extension Office (Meeting Room) Turner County Cotton Production Meeting- Monday February 11, 2019. Supper 6:00 P.M. at Turner County Extension Office (Meeting Room) Turner County Watermelon Production Meeting- Thursday February…
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Cattle and Forage Concerns

As we welcome on the new year, I reflect to a year ago when I was glad to see the 2017 season disappear and start with 2018 because there was no way in my mind it could have gotten worse than 2017. Well, I guess I was wrong. To make matters…
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