Eddie McGriff

Soil tests could be registering “false” pH
There is a real danger this wet fall and winter will cause many soil samples to register a false high pH. In fact,
Worms threaten peanut crop
Farmers need to be scouting their fields as I have been seeing an increase in worms this past week. Armyworms in
Conditions good for white mold in peanuts
We have nearly perfect conditions now for white mold to blow up on us — high humidity, rain, full canopy,
Soybean rust moving slowly so far
University of Georgia research has consistently shown yield increases of 10 percent or more on soybeans with an
Wet fields delay peanut planting
For the first time in many years, we are faced with delayed planting of peanuts due to wet fields. Normally, we are
Peanut hay removal can be expensive
There are no free lunches. Many peanut growers, especially those with cattle, have considered peanut hay as a side
Georgia grower slashes tobacco curing costs with hot water system
Tobacco has always been the mainstay of Wayne McKinnon's farming operation in southeast Georgia's Coffee County. But he
Velvetbean caterpillars threaten peanuts, soybeans
Farmers and scouts need to be on-guard for velvetbean caterpillars as they generally strike peanut and soybean fields
2007 peanut variety trial results tabulated
Each year, Atkinson County Extension Agent Mark von Waldner and I conduct a peanut variety trial to help growers
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