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Peanut Maturity Profile Posted by wtyson on Sep 3, 2020 Peanut harvest will be here before you know it and I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some important things that need to be done before the initial harvest begins. An initial Hull-Scrape Profile is recommended to determine maturity and a digging date. If you would...
Bulloch County On-Farm Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial Posted by wtyson on Sep 3, 2020 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 (AgriGold, DeKalb, Dyna-Gro, Pioneer, Syngenta and Terral) for their support of this corn research effort.
Current Cotton and Peanut Issues Posted by wtyson on Aug 24, 2020 With the hot and mostly dry weather throughout much of the season and now wet and humid conditions, it is becoming evident that the weather has been ideal for disease. PEANUT:  White mold is becoming more and more noticeable in many peanut fields in the county – the hot temperatures,...
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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

2019

Brannen Family Farms Irrigated KCL and KMag Fertility Trial

Chris Thompson Farms Irrigated Southern Root - Knot Nematode Cotton Trial

2019 UGA On-Farm Bulloch County Irrigated Cotton Variety Evaluation 

Stilson Farms Peanut Fungicide Trial

Michael Smith Farms Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial  

Nellwood Farms Irrigated Peanut Variety Trial

Ted Davis Farm Dryland Southern Root-Knot Nematode Cotton Trial

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
The truth about lichens Posted by Carole Knight 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 Carole Knight 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
Fall webworms Posted by Carole Knight 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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