Agriculture & Natural Resources
Asian Soybean Rust Identified in Bulloch County 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 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 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...
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
- 2015 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
- UGA Cooperative Extension Horticulture Page
- Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
- Walter Reeves - Gardening in Georgia
Check the Vegetable Planting Chart for fall vegetable options 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 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 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...