Georgia: UGA Young Farmers Program Offers Crash Courses on Business, Production Feb 11, 2015

    🕔Feb 11, 2015
    Beginning and young farmers will can take crash courses in business planning, vegetable and fruit production and goat husbandry starting  in October. The new training program is offered through a University of Georgia statewide partnership. […]

    Georgia Cotton: Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed Fight Requires Vigilance Jan 30, 2015

    🕔Jan 30, 2015
    Concerns over low cotton prices and high treatment costs have University of Georgia Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper fearing Georgia farmers might be tempted to become conservative in their fight […]

    Georgia: Heavy Rainfall, Drought Tested Farmers in 2014 Jan 23, 2015

    🕔Jan 23, 2015
    Wild variation in rainfall made 2014 a rough year for Georgia farmers, especially those in the southwestern corner of the state. Abnormally heavy rainfall in April delayed necessary fieldwork and […]

    Georgia: N Deficiency Develops in Small Grain, Ryegrass Fields Jan 15, 2015

    🕔Jan 15, 2015
    In light of recent wet weather, nitrogen deficiency problems have shown up in some small grains and ryegrass fields. Excessive rain in some areas caused considerable leaching of nitrogen. These […]

    Georgia Pecans: Small Nut Size Caused by Weather Jan 13, 2015

    🕔Jan 13, 2015
    Too much, and then too little, rain left Georgia pecan growers with smaller and, sometimes, empty nuts this season. The small size of pecans in the crop this year is […]

    Georgia Peanuts: Try Night, Early Morning Spraying to Fight White Mold Dec 10, 2014

    🕔Dec 10, 2014
    A University of Georgia plant pathologist is advocating nighttime and early morning fungicide application as an option to combat white mold disease, a perennially devastating disease for Georgia peanut farmers. […]

    Georgia Peanuts: Lesser Corn Stalk Borer Wreaks Havoc Dec 8, 2014

    🕔Dec 8, 2014
    The lesser corn stalk borer, an insect University of Georgia Extension entomologists call the most devastating pest facing Georgia peanut farmers, produced scary results in the state’s dry-land crop this […]

    Georgia Cotton: Crop Unfazed by Early November Frost Nov 26, 2014

    🕔Nov 26, 2014
    Most of Georgia’s cotton crop emerged from this year’s early frost with minimal losses, according to University of Georgia Extension cotton agronomist Guy Collins. However, there’s no escaping the harsh […]

    Georgia Peanuts: Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus on Increase Nov 13, 2014

    🕔Nov 13, 2014
    Georgia peanut farmers are being urged to plant a month later next year to keep the threat of tomato spotted wilt virus at bay. In 1997, TSWV caused widespread damage […]

    Georgia: October Weather Helps and Hinders Farmers Nov 6, 2014

    🕔Nov 6, 2014
    The state was split into precipitation “haves” and “have nots” last month as western Georgia received copious rainfall and the eastern half of the state remained dry. The dry conditions […]


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