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Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Bulloch County Posted by wtyson on Sep 14, 2017 Asian soybean was found on soybean leaves from the soybean rust sentinel plot in Bulloch County yesterday.  Currently, growers across the Coastal Plain of Georgia can expect soybean rust to be present.  It was slow to develop, but more than likely hurricane Irma has spread it more profusely.   Any soybeans that have reached...
Bulloch County Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial Posted by wtyson on Sep 14, 2017 Please view the results in the table below for the irrigated corn variety trial that was done at Michael Smith’s Farm. Thanks to Michael and the seed companies (AgraTech, Croplan Genetics, DeKalb, Dyna-Gro, Mycogen and Pioneer) for their support of this corn research effort.  
Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Midville GA Posted by wtyson on Aug 19, 2017 Asian soybean rust has been identified in several counties in southwest Georgia recently, but was found on soybean leaves from sentinel plots in Midville yesterday – August 18.    Soybeans are vulnerable to Asian soybean rust until they reach full seed/R6 growth stages and may need to be protected with a fungicide application.  Current rainfall patterns could...
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Horticulture Blog
Check the Vegetable Planting Chart for fall vegetable options Posted by cknight on Aug 21, 2017 The UGA Extension Vegetable Planting Chart shows planting times for crops, as well as seeding rates and depths and days to maturity.  Many crops’ planting window for fall harvest is now. Check the chart for your favorite vegetable.  
Don’t let watering your lawn be too much of a good thing Posted by cknight on Aug 21, 2017 Turfgrasses, like all living plants, require water for growth and survival. Since rainfall patterns vary sometimes it’s necessary to supplement and irrigate your lawn.  Most all warm season perennial grass lawns (Centipede, Bermuda, St. Augustine, and  Zoysia) require about one inch of water a week.  However overwatering can result in...
Mole Cricket Control Posted by cknight on Jun 19, 2017 Late June through early July is a good time to treat for mole crickets in turf. How do you know if a lawn has mole crickets? Unfortunately, it is easier to scout for mole cricket injury earlier in the year. Mole crickets themselves are small and very hard to see...
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