Agriculture & Natural Resources
Using Pesticides Wisely Meeting in Tifton – April 18 The last Using Pesticides Wisely Meeting of 2019 will be held in Tifton on April 18 at 1:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Tifton Campus Conference Center, 15 RDC Road, Tifton, GA 31793. Please RSVP to (229) 386-3328. Please take advantage of this last meeting of 2019...
Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network Useful in Calculating Local Soil Temperature and Much More I know many of you use the Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network for local weather information. This is an excellent place to check soil temperature. It is recommended that the average daily soil temperature remain above 68° F at the 4-inch depth for 3 consecutive days and without cold temperatures in the forecast...
Reminder – Using Pesticides Wisely Training April 3 The last 2019 Using Pesticides Training in Bulloch County will be held tomorrow, April 3 at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture. The meeting will begin at 8:30 am. Please refer to handouts below for additional information and other locations where trainings will be offered if you are unable to...
Soil Testing - CAES 'How to' publication
- Routine Test - $6.00 per sample
- Organic Matter - $8.00 per sample
Water Testing Basic Test - $20.00 per sample
Other Tests Available: Plant Tissue Analysis, Feed and Forages, Special Analysis
Bulloch County Research Trials
- China's Potential Cotton Tariffs and U.S. Cotton Exports: Lessons From History
- The Impacts of China and United States Trade and Tariff Actions on Georgia Agriculture
- Dicamba Record Form
- Seed Cotton Generic Base and Yield Update
- 2017 Bulloch County Annual Report
- Bulloch Weather
- Georgia Automated Weather Network
- Georgia Commercial Pesticide Exam Information
- Georgia Farm Bureau
- USDA Farm Service Agency
- Georgia County Guide
- Georgia Pest Management Handbook
- Georgia Forestry Commission
- Private Pesticide Applicator License Information and Training
- For those engaged in the production of an agricultural or forestry commodity
- UGA Cooperative Extension Horticulture Page
- Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
- Walter Reeves - Gardening in Georgia
The truth about lichens I get quite a few calls about lichens. Most clients bring in a sample or send me a picture of a frilly something growing on their tree or shrub and say, “This is killing my plant!” Well, actually, its not. Lichens (pronounced “liken”) are not parasitic. Lichens are made up...
Time to plant the fall garden It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and it’s time to start thinking about fall. It is time to start planting many of our favorite cool-season vegetable crops: beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, lettuce, mustard, onions, radishes, spinach and turnips. Refer to the Vegetable Planting Chart for recommended...
Fall webworms On my commute into the office this morning, I couldn’t help but notice how the fog and sunshine made the webby nests in all the trees glisten. Those webs, which cause homeowners much grief, are caused by the fall webworm. These builders of web houses are often confused with bagworms...