GFB News Magazine

UGA teaching farmers to save water by scheduling irrigation
08/14/2019

UGA teaching farmers to save water by scheduling irrigation

The UGA Agricultural Water Efficiency Team is helping farmers use irrigation scheduling tools to conserve water by planning irrigation based on crop water needs.

Posted in cotton, crop management, Irrigation, peanuts

UGA experts predict challenging times for farmers
02/19/2019

UGA experts predict challenging times for farmers

Ag Forecast Series provides outlook for major Georgia commodities

Posted in beef, cotton, crop management, peanuts, Poultry

Peanut growers encouraged not to increase acreage
02/18/2019

Peanut growers encouraged not to increase acreage

UGA peanut experts caution farmers that increasing acreage could cause an oversupply of peanuts and lower prices.

Posted in crop management, peanuts

Whiteflies bugging vegetable & cotton producers
02/18/2019

Whiteflies bugging vegetable & cotton producers

An estimated $200 million in crop losses were attributed to whiteflies in 2017. UGA entomologists are researching techniques to control whitefly populations.

Posted in cotton, crop management, vegetables