Agriculture & Natural Resources
Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Coffee County Southern corn rust was confirmed in Coffee County today (6/21/2019). Dr. Kemerait says finding this southern corn rust in Coffee County does 3 things: A. It tells me that the extended period of wet we had a week or so ago helped to bring on our rust, that has been...
Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in SW Georgia – Baker County Dr. Kemerait has confirmed our first southern corn rust in Georgia for the season. Please refer to his comments that follow: Late to arrive, but here now and weather conditions are favorable for spread. Only one field known (Baker County), but could easily be anywhere in southwest Georgia. Any corn...
Insect Scouting School – June 18 in Midville Insect scouting school will be conducted on June 18, 2019 in Midville at the Southeast Research and Education Center. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean. The program will offer basic information on insect pest identification and damage, natural enemies, and scouting procedures. The training will serve as...
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
- Risk Management Agency Fact Sheet
- 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...