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Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture Survey

All sectors of Georgia’s food and fiber industry have been impacted by the COVID pandemic. In May, over 850 producers completed a survey describing the early impacts of the disease on agriculture in Georgia. In an effort to get a more complete story for 2020, the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture, Georgia…
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Weather Update – Tropical Depression Eta

Harvest has been progressing this week in Worth County, and many growers are busy in peanuts and cotton. Following are some thoughts that Dr. Pam Knox, Director of the UGA Weather Network shared today. “If you have been following the weather news, you know that Hurricane Eta made landfall on…
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Considerations for Wheat Production

The time for winter wheat planting is getting near. There are many factors to consider for wheat production in our area. A great source of information is the 2020-2021 Georgia Wheat Production Guide, edited by Dr. Corey Bryant, our UGA Grains Agronomist. Below is a snapshot out of the Production…
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Weather Update – Tropical Storm Zeta

Following is a Monday morning update from Dr. Pam Knox, director of the UGA Weather Network. We have had storm and weather activity during this harvest season. “Once again, Georgia is faced with feeling the potential impacts of another tropical storm. This time, it is Zeta, currently in the Caribbean…
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Forage Updates for Growers

Next week is the Hay Field Day at Sunbelt Ag Expo. It is scheduled for October 21, 2020 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Click here for registration and more information: Hay Field Day. Upcoming Grassmaster’s educational series – This program is a 7-week series focusing on forage production that gives…
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Forestry Updates for Landowners

Following are two upcoming opportunities for forest landowners to get updates and training: The 2020 Virtual Forestry Update will be hosted by Sydni Barwick, Thomas County Extension Agent. It is scheduled on October 21, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. and it will be online/virtual. Those interested can click on the following…
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