Sunbelt Ag Field Day will be July 14 at the Darrell Williams Research Farm, located at the Expo show site at Spence Field. Registration is free for anyone who works in agriculture, and the day starts at 7:15 a.m.
Southern corn rust has arrived earlier and earlier in Georgia in recent years, and this year is the earliest in recent memory the yield-stealing disease has hit the state. Growers need to make the call now on whether to treat it.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and USDA say farmers’ increased use of precision agriculture technology puts farmers at greater risk for cyber targeting by hackers who want to steal farm-level data in bulk.
As Georgia’s corn crop enters the tassel stage, growers should consider a fungicide application. And Asian soybean rust is in the state now, the earliest the troubling disease has been detected in Georgia in more than a decade.
The 2016 peanut planting season will start rolling big this week across much of the Peanut Belt. Margins are tighter and the financial risk is greater. There are some things you can do to make every input and strategy hit this year to make a profit.