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Peanut Update

There has been a lot of harvesting of peanuts in Worth County this week. With this, we have been checking a lot of peanut maturity samples. Even with the heat speeding up cotton maturity, peanuts appear to be on schedule as normal. There are some dryland fields and different situations…
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Cotton Defoliation “Early Season”

There has been some defoliating starting in the county, as well as some places being harvested. Listed below are some good references on determining defoliation by UGA Cotton Agronomist Dr. Jared Whitaker.        Here is a reference on recommended defoliation rates of the “Three-way” for early season defoliation….
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Storm Approaching – Watching and Waiting

Following is a weather update from our UGA Climatologist, as Dorian nears. There are many unknowns. We are very early in the harvest season, and hopefully we will not have major effects from the storm, but we will watch and wait. Weather Update: Pam Knox, Director, UGA Weather Network and…
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Upcoming Dates of Interest

Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day – September 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (from Georgia Peanut & Cotton Commission press release) The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Tifton,…
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