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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Coffee County Posted by wtyson on Jun 21, 2019 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 Posted by wtyson on Jun 20, 2019 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 Posted by wtyson on Jun 12, 2019 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...
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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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