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Members of Stanley Culpepper's team conducts a trial that is comparing methyl bromide to Paladin Pic, Trifecta, and the UGA 3-WAY. CAES News
Herbicide Drift
Keeping herbicides from drifting off target is the law and “it’s the neighborly thing to do,” says a University of Georgia weed specialist.
A grower sells fresh cut flowers at a farmers market in Henry County. CAES News
Small Farmer Workshop
UGA Extension will present a workshop for would-be small farmers on March 14 on the Central Georgia Technical College campus in Milledgeville.
This picture shows cotton being picked at the Gibbs Farm in Tifton on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. CAES News
2014 Farm Bill
Georgia farmers can no longer bank on subsidized payments from the federal government.
Calvin Perry, superintendent of the UGA CM Stripling Irrigation Research Park in Camilla, Ga., adjusts the controls of a variable-rate irrigation system. VRI uses computer maps, global positioning systems, soil sensors and software to control where and how much water the nozzles on a center pivot spray on crops. Perry and his colleagues recently added a 'push-button' feature to the system to make it easier for farmers to program. CAES News
Precision Agriculture
Auto-steer technology, variable rate irrigation, smart-phone apps — these are all precision farming techniques that University of Georgia professor George Vellidis believes farmers should be using in their day-to-day operations.
University of Georgia Extension livestock economist Curt Lacy presents university ag economists' 2014 predictions for Georgia products during the forecast event held in Macon on Jan. 24. CAES News
Georgia Ag Forecast
Georgia’s livestock producers may see higher profits in 2014 due to lower feed prices and higher consumer demand. However, those lower feed prices, and flat demand for corn for ethanol, may hold down profit margins for Georgia row crop farmers.
Farmer Walter Driggers of Collins, Ga., displays a bunch of collard greens grown on his farm. CAES News
SSARE Grants Available
Georgia farmers and ranchers are invited to apply for the 2013 Producer Grants now available from the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) program.
Vidalia onions growing in Lyons, Ga. CAES News
Perfect Vidalias
Most Vidalia onion lovers choose the Georgia-grown onion because it tastes sweet. University of Georgia scientists are searching for a way to help Vidalia onion farmers guarantee their crop meets consumers’ expectations – sweet, but not too pungent.
Mark Abney will start his new position as UGA peanut entomologist on Monday, June 10. CAES News
New peanut entomologist
Raymond Noblet is nuts about the newest addition to the University of Georgia Entomology family.
Palmer amaranth can reach heights of up to 7-10 feet. UGA Extension weed specialist Eric Prostko encourages farmers to continue to control Palmer amaranth even after their corn is harvested. CAES News
Pigweed leaving mark
The most destructive adversary to impact cotton production since the boll weevil is costing cotton farmers potential yields and profit