Corn Progress Good but Still in Danger; Other Row Crops Good but Pay Attention

Rains over the last week have been most helpful in slowing and conserving irrigation; and much of it came in time to improve some of the dryland production, particularly in N. Georgia.  While some areas have experienced very dry conditions in the previous weeks, setting back some of their production, most row crop producers show… Read More Corn Progress Good but Still in Danger; Other Row Crops Good but Pay Attention

A Georgia row crop disease update.

From time to time, I like giving updates from Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist and all other Extension corn team members. The following is a timely update from Dr. Bob: “Here is our current crop “sit rep”: 1.  Weather- warm, humid, coming off rains, is generally favorable for spread of fungal diseases. 2. We… Read More A Georgia row crop disease update.

USDA Update: A Pandemic Premium for Cover Crops

Producers who have crop insurance coverage may qualify for a premium benefit in a new USDA pandemic assistance program if they planted cover crops for the 2021 crop year. The Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday some cover crop acreage could be eligible for the Pandemic Cover Crop Program offered by USDA’s Risk Management Agency. The program is designed to help… Read More USDA Update: A Pandemic Premium for Cover Crops