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Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Jeff Davis County Posted by wtyson on Jun 9, 2021 Southern Corn Rust was confirmed in Jeff Davis County yesterday (June 9). Growers in our area should be on alert. There has not been any Southern Corn Rust found in the sentinel plot in Bulloch County, but if the weather pattern continues to be wet and humid we are definitely...
Cotton, Peanut, and Soybean Insect Scout Schools Posted by wtyson on Jun 1, 2021 Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 7, 2021 in Tifton and June 15, 2021 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  These programs offer basic information on insect pest identification and damage, natural enemies, and scouting procedures.  The training will serve as an introduction...
2021 Peanut Disease Rx Cards, Cotton Weed Control and Georgia Weather Network Posted by wtyson on May 12, 2021 Information in this edition should be helpful as peanut planting is well under way and cotton planting more than likely will ramp up next week as long as mother nature cooperates. Hopefully all of you will get this needed rain and temperatures will not drop too low over the next...
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Bulloch County Research Trials

2020

 
 
 
 
 
 

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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