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Silverleaf Whitefly: Scouting & Managing

Silverleaf whitefly infestations are building in traditional hot spots.  Below find a link to two one-page handouts for your use on scouting” and “management” of silverleaf whitefly.  When silverleaf whiteflies are present in a field we need to do everything we can not to flare or increase the risk of…
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Row Crop Disease Update June 21

Continuing good protection of your row crops from diseases is key.  The weather across the Coastal Plain is very conducive for disease development.  We came off a 2-3 week hot and dry period to enter a period of 5-6 days of overcast and wet; we have continued to have some…
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FSA Reopens With Deadline Extensions

As you know, the government shutdown has prevented farmers from accessing FSA programs.  As of Friday January 25th all FSA offices are back open.  Deadlines of some programs have been extended.  Please see below for an FSA summary that details all the deadline extensions to either Feb 14 or Feb…
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Georgia Cotton Conference January 30

Wednesday January 30th from 8:00  am to 5:00 pm there the Georgia Cotton Commission will be hosting their annual in conjunction with the UGA Cotton Production Workshop conducted by UGA Research & Extension Cotton Team. The meeting will be at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center located at 15 RDC Road Tifton, GA 31793 Register here
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Georgia Ag Forecast 2019 Schedule

  2019 Series Schedule Dates and Locations: Tuesday, Jan. 22: Macon – Georgia Farm Bureau Building Register online 9 a.m. – On-site check-in and coffee 10-11:30 a.m. – Seminar presentations 11:30 a.m. – Networking lunch Wednesday, Jan. 23: Carrollton – Carroll County Ag Center Register online 9 a.m. – On-site check-in and…
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EPA Announces Changes To Dicamba Registration

WASHINGTON (October 31, 2018) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is extending the registration of dicamba for two years for “over-the-top” use (application to growing plants) to control weeds in fields for cotton and soybean plants genetically engineered to resist dicamba. This action was informed by input from and extensive…
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Pesticide Waste Collection Event November 14th

ALL PRE-REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED no later than November 9 by 4:00pm to Rick Hayes. Please fax/email completed form to: Rick Hayes Pre-registration form: Click on the flyer above or http://www.agr.georgia.gov/Data/Sites/1/media/ag_plantindustry/pesticides/files/Georgia-Clean-Day-2018-pre-registration-form.pdf Fax: 404-657-8378 Email: ricky.hayes@agr.georgia.gov  
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Hurricane Michael: Disaster Relief Resources

It has been 2 weeks since Michael struck our state and no disaster relief can happen until we can quantify the losses and Extension was working even prior to the storm to be ready to do this. As you read news reports from as varied of sources as the Department…
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