Agriculture & Natural Resources
Worth Ag Update for August 18, 2023 Many situations are occurring in crops over the last week or two. Corn harvest has begun and is progressing well between some rain events. Cotton Update: A few more fields have reached the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) threshold this week. This pest is starting to spread out further in the county, so keep an eye out […]
Peanut Disease and Insect Update for August Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Peanut Pathologist If the growing season was like a football game, many of our growers would now be early in the 3rd quarter. Our home team is the “Peanut Crop” and today we would be playing the “Pests”, a team primarily composed of weeds, insects, diseases, and nematodes. The “Pests” tend […]
Upcoming Dates and Events UGA Southeast Research and Education Center Field Day – Wednesday, August 9 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Midville, GA CCA credits and GA Pesticide CEU’s in Category 10 and 21 credits are available. Visit the website for more information: https://segeorgia.caes.uga.edu/. Location: Southeast GA Research and Education Center, 9638 Highway 56 South, Midville, GA […]
Below are some of UGA Extension's most broadly useful resources for those involved in agriculture on the farm, in schools, and around the home.