Agriculture & Natural Resources
Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in SW Georgia Southern corn rust was confirmed today in Mitchell and Tift counties. Dr. Bob Kemerait stated that the corn in the Mitchell County field is well into dent stage and does not need a fungicide application now. Corn in southern Georgia not at dough stage is vulnerable. The southern rust does not appear widespread, but...
Good News – Presence of Aphid Fungus in SW Georgia Cotton aphid numbers have been steadily increasing over the last several weeks. Aphids generally build to moderate/high numbers and eventually crash due to a naturally occurring fungus. This fungal epizootic typically occurs in our area in early/mid-July. Once the aphid fungus is detected in a field we would expect the aphid population...
Trade Negotiations between the U.S. and China Trade negotiations between the United States and China have been ongoing. The uncertainty in trade policy between China and the U.S. has created concerns among the agricultural community. Please click on the two recently released extension publications below to view: The Impacts of China and United States Trade and Tariff Actions on...
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
- UGA Cooperative Extension Horticulture Page
- Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
- Walter Reeves - Gardening in Georgia
Best heat tolerant plants for Georgia gardeners Written by: Savannah Brannen Bulloch County Extension Intern With summer temperatures rising, gardeners should be on the lookout for flowering plants that can withstand the hardy conditions of heat, drought, and full sun without being too much work for the owner. These five plant species are gardeners’ favorites for their...
New Tax Law Workshop to be held in Statesboro University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host a tax law workshop focused on the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its effect on farming operations. Through these workshops, farmers and landowners will learn tax planning techniques and review how to correctly report income. The workshops will cover...
Annual bluegrass: a prolific weed Annual bluegrass (Poa annua) is a cool-season, annual grass that spreads by seed. Annual bluegrass has a tufted habit with a bright green leaf color and fine texture. Annual bluegrass seed germinates in late summer/early fall once soil temperatures fall below 70° F. Seedlings grow and mature in fall, overwinter in...