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Using Pesticides Wisely Meeting in Tifton – April 18 Posted by wtyson on Apr 16, 2019 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 Posted by wtyson on Apr 16, 2019 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 Posted by wtyson on Apr 2, 2019 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...
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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


Field Crops

Bulloch County Research Trials

2018

Cromley Farms Cotton Fertility Trial

Sikes Farms Cotton Seeding Rate Trial

Michael Smith Farms Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial

Stilson Farms Irrigated Peanut Root-Knot Nematode/Fungicide Trial

Stilson Farms Peanut Fungicide Trial

Ted Davis Farm Irrigated Cotton Southern Root-Knot Nematode Trial

Will Anderson Farms Irrigated Cotton Root-Knot Nematode Trial

2017  

Brannen Farms Irrigated Cotton Nitrogen Fertility Trial

Cromley Farms Irrigated Cotton Fertility Trial

Davis and Son Farms Peanut Inoculant Trial

Michael Smith Farms Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial

Nellwood Farms Peanut Apogee Trial

On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation 2017-Hodges

2017 Sikes Cotton Seeding Rate Trial

Stilson Farms Peanut Fungicide Trial

Ted Davis Farm Dryland Southern Root-Knot Nematode Cotton Trial - 2017 

2016  

Brannen Farms Dryland Peanut Variety Trial

Cromley Farms Cotton Fertility Trial

Hodges Farm Dryland On-Farm Cotton Variety Trial

Jay Clarke Farms Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial

McElveen Farms Dryland Peanut Fungicide Trial

McElveen Farms Dryland Southern Root-Knot Nematode Cotton Trial

Ted Davis Farm Irrigated Southern Root-Knot Nematode Cotton Trial

2015 

Anderson Farms Dryland Cotton Nematode Trial  

Brannen Farms Peanut Burrower Bug Light Trap  

Cromley Farms Irrigated Cotton Variety Trial

Cromley Farms Irrigated Cotton Nematode Trial

Cromley Farms Irrigated Peanut Fungicide/Nematode Trial

Hodges Farms Irrigated Peanut Variety Trial

McElveen Farms Dryland Peanut Fungicide Trial

Sikes Farms Dryland Peanut Fungicide/Nematode Trial


Horticulture Blog
The truth about lichens Posted by cknight on Apr 19, 2019 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 Posted by cknight on Aug 30, 2018 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 Posted by cknight on Aug 28, 2018 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...
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