Georgia Grain News 6-24-22- Corn Status & Stages

Georgia Grain News 6-24-22- Corn Status & Stages

Rome Ethredge, UGA Interim Grains and Soybean Agronomist This time of year, and with this heat, corn is moving rapidly towards maturity. The photo below shows a field of corn planted March 1st that is Denting and at Quarter Milkline, it has accumulated 2500 growing...
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...
2022 Watermelon Field Day – May 3

2022 Watermelon Field Day – May 3

The Watermelon Field Day will be held at the Watson’s Farm near Trenton, Florida on May 3rd, 2022. The Field Day will begin at 6:00pm (EST) at one of the Watson fields near the intersection of NW 60th Avenue and NW 165th Street, southwest of Trenton. Dinner will be...
Jackson County Farm Family Reaches Major Milestone

Jackson County Farm Family Reaches Major Milestone

Doug Mayo, UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County, and Justin Bryan, FDACS Office of Ag Water Policy   Williams & Sons Farms in Two Egg, Florida, was founded in the 1950s by Lucious Williams, who is the first of three generations of Jackson County farm families. ...