Agriculture & Natural Resources
Bulloch County Peanut Shade Tree (Virtual) Meeting Due to the COVID-19 pandemic I was unable to have the Annual Bulloch County Peanut Shade Tree Meeting face to face this year. This is the the first time this meeting has not been face to face within the last 15 years. Hopefully, we will be able to have it...
Cotton Aphid Fungus Aphids have really increased in numbers over the past week or so in many cotton fields in the county. However, I observed the cotton aphid fungus in a cotton field I visited today near Leefield. It looked like it was just getting started, so hopefully many of the fields with high...
EPA Offers Clarity to Farmers in Recent Court Decision of Dicamba Please read the information below provided by Dr. Culpepper and click on link to view press release from EPA. Dicamba (A. S. Culpepper). Just a few moments ago, the U.S. EPA released critical information on Engenia, Fexapan, and XtendiMax. The entire release can be found at https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-offers-clarity-farmers-light-recent-court-vacatur-dicamba-registrations Please visit the...
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
- Georgia Automated Weather Network
- Georgia Commercial Pesticide Exam Information
- Georgia Farm Bureau
- USDA Farm Service Agency
- 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...