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Carinata Starting to Come Up in Jackson County

This fall several growers in the Panhandle and South Georgia contracted with a company out of Canada called Agrisoma to grow Carinata. Carinata is an oilseed crop that can be used for producing jet fuel, that also has potential for being grown in the South. See Dr. Jim Marois’ post titled Ethiopian Mustard: a …

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Wheat Production Considerations for 2014-2015

Variety Selection

Variety selection is one of the most important decisions in small grains production. Growers should choose varieties with a high yield potential and good disease resistance. Seed weights vary from year-to-year among varieties because of the variations in growing conditions, however, planting seeds with low test weights can significantly reduce yields.

Table …

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Peanut and Cotton Harvest Video 2014

It’s the beginning of November, and so far the weather conditions have been great for harvesting peanuts and cotton. In Jackson and surrounding counties, peanut harvest is wrapping up and cotton harvest is in full swing. Yields have been variable across the region. Irrigated crops have had good to excellent yields, while some non-irrigated fields have …

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Corn Harvest is Underway in Jackson County (video)

Combines began picking through corn last week, and this week the harvesting continues. Jackson County has a corn yield contest that several growers participate in.  Having a yield check allows for a friendly competition, but also provides a yield comparison between different fields and  hybrid variates.

Test plots of 1.25 acres or larger are harvested, …

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Corn Harvest Begins in Jackson County

The relentless rain in July had many corn growers in the Panhandle wondering if it would ever stop long enough to harvest their corn crop. Finally, growers in Jackson County have gotten some relief and have started to harvest their earliest planted fields.

Irrigated corn yields are doing very well despite the …

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