Corn harvest has been underway for several days in south Georgia and some of it will be stored for later marketing or delivery. It is wise to make sure you take precautions to avoid stored grain insects later if you are storing it on farm. If you have been in your fields just prior to… Read More Be Ready to Store Your Corn-Part I
(Edited for brevity.) Greetings- Just some quick updates: 1. Soybeans— we continue to find new rust in kudzu in an ever-increasing number of counties south of Macon. By R3 pod set, I recommend soybeans growing in SW and SE Districts be treated with a fungicide. Although not all have been confirmed, I am getting an… Read More Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist Update:
The following is a post by Dr. Corey Bryant, Assistant Professor and Extension Grain and Soybean Agronomist. As corn harvest has begun for some and is quickly approaching for many others, I wanted to take this time to remind Georgia Corn and Soybean about the annual Georgia Corn & Soybean High Yield Contests. These contests… Read More 2020 Georgia Corn & Soybean High Yield Contests- a post by Dr. Corey Bryant, UGA Agronomist
Irrigation and Yield: First and foremost to avoid any yield penalty, corn needs to be irrigated to black layer (R6) unless good rainfall has occurred to supply enough moisture to finish the crop to R6. Because daily moisture use and growth is somewhat a moving target, we generalize how much water is used per day. … Read More Irrigation, Updates, and other Info
I get this question several times every year as corn growers are looking to shift their water resources to other crops once they feel the corn crop is “made”. The question is most often rooted in getting the best return on their investment (ROI) particularly with limited resources. There are lots of ways to come… Read More How Important is it To Irrigate Corn to Black Layer?