Georgia Grain News 6-17-22- Stink Bugs & Heat Stress

Georgia Grain News 6-17-22- Stink Bugs & Heat Stress

Rome Ethredge, UGA Interim Grains and Soybean Agronomist   Corn It is important to keep Southern Rust in check as we’re seeing it reported in more counties and earlier than ever and this heat drives it on. Lots of stink bug reports. When they attack very early we...
Georgia Grain News  6-11-22

Georgia Grain News 6-11-22

Rome Ethredge, UGA Interim Grains and Soybean Agronomist   Soybean Early System Indeterminate soybeans are now setting pods. They set them starting at the bottom of the plant and work their way up. The plant keeps growing and blooming. Determinate varieties, like...
Introducing the New UF Silage Hybrid Decision Tool

Introducing the New UF Silage Hybrid Decision Tool

  Marcelo Wallau, Diwakar Vyas and Ashley Kuhn, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department Corn and sorghum silages are among the most important feedstuffs for the dairy industry in the state, and they have been gaining interest with beef cattle producers as well. Selection of...
Southern Rust Identified in Corn – Be Vigilant & Scout

Southern Rust Identified in Corn – Be Vigilant & Scout

Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, Ian Small, UF/IFAS NFREC Plant Pathologist, and Nick Dufault, UF/IFAS Extension Pathologist   Many of the Panhandle’s March planted corn fields are now well into tassel stage (VT), while others are rapidly approaching that...
Soybean & Corn Updates- Georgia Grain News 5-6-22

Soybean & Corn Updates- Georgia Grain News 5-6-22

Rome Ethredge – UGA Interim Grains and Soybean Agronomist Soybean Early System Soybeans are looking good. 16 days old and already forming nitrogen fixing nodules. We can tell the beneficial nodules from nematodes because they are stuck to the side of the root whereas...