Cotton Commission Funded Research on Display During Field Day

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan The UGA Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day, produced by the Georgia Cotton Commission and the Georgia peanut commission highlighted Commision-funded research that benefits farmers during the one-day event at the UGA Tifton research farm. While research trials are being conducted for various cotton-focused projects at the UGA Tifton Farm, Southeast Agnet visited with Taylor Sills, executive …

External Factors Impact Georgia’s Cotton Crop Maturity

Will Jordan General

By Will Jordan Georgia’s cotton crop has faced several hurdles already as we move into August. Early-season cool weather, intense deer pressure and widespread plant bug damage have played a serious role in delaying the maturity of this year’s crop. During the Georgia Cotton Commission’s mid-Year meeting in Statesboro, Georgia, last week, Southeast AgNet visited with Camp Hand, Extension Cotton …

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Perdue Responds to UGA Study on USMCA

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Labor and Immigration

He oversees nation’s farm policy and he has bone to pick with UGA trade deal study The University of Georgia (UGA) recently published a study claiming the new United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) would cost some Georgia vegetable and fruit growers revenue and jobs. The sensational assertions are flat wrong. As a proud UGA alumnus, I’m here to tell you USMCA …


Similar Yields Expected for Georgia Corn Crop

Dan Corn, Georgia

According to information provided by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agronomists, yields for the 2017 Georgia corn crop should be similar to previous years. They predict that yields from irrigated acres will be actually lower than normal, while yields from dryland acres are expected to be better than normal. According to UGA Extension’s new corn, soybean and small grains agronomist, …

Tri-State Agronomic Scout School

Dan General

The University of Florida/IFAS along with Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School on June 8 at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna, Florida. The event will start that morning with registration at 8:00 AM (CST) and ends with lunch. This meeting will focus on insects pertaining to cotton, corn, soybean, …