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Cotton is watered on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014. Irrigation equipment needs to be serviced before the production season begins. CAES News
Irrigation Trainings
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host two free workshops in March to show Georgia and Florida cotton and peanut growers how to increase yield and profitability through technology-driven irrigation tools.
Cotton is watered on the UGA Tifton campus in 2014. Irrigation equipment needs to be serviced before the production season begins. CAES News
Irrigation Maintenance
Irrigation systems are one the most essential components of a farmer’s toolbox. After sitting idle during the winter, now is the time farmers should check their systems before the spring growing season.
The 2018 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards were presented at the Georgia Cotton Commission's annual meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop on Jan. 30, 2019, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The award winners are pictured. CAES News
Cotton Award Winners
The University of Georgia Cotton Team recognized the best cotton producers in the state with the 2018 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards during the Georgia Cotton Commission’s annual meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop held on Jan. 30, 2019, in Tifton, Georgia.
Soybeans grow on a plant at a UGA lab in Athens. Soybean farmers will soon have a smart phone app to help know when to irrigate their crop. CAES News
SmartIrrigation App
Georgia soybean and blueberry farmers will soon have smartphone applications to supplement their practical knowledge with technical data on when to irrigate crops.
UGA Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper speaks about weed research during a field day. CAES News
Herbicide Resistance
Georgia cotton producers face two great weed control challenges this season — how to minimize the development of herbicide resistance and mitigating off-target herbicide drift, according to Stanley Culpepper, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension weed scientist.
UGA CAES soil scientist Matt Levi devotes much of his time to improving Georgia's soil inventory by studying the soil profiles on farms across the state. CAES News
Matt Levi
University of Georgia soil scientist Matthew Levi is using technologies like digital soil mapping, spatial modeling and remote sensing to help his research colleagues and Georgia farmers improve their production practices.
High winds from Hurricane Michael in Turner County, Georgia, blew cotton to the ground. CAES News
Cotton Crop
As Georgia cotton farmers prepare for this year’s growing season, some are still trying to harvest what’s left of the 2018 crop, according to Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist.
On October 10, 2018, intense winds from Hurricane Michael in Turner County, Georgia, blew cotton to the ground. CAES News
2018 Weather
Georgia experienced many different weather and climate patterns in 2018. University of Georgia Agricultural Climatologist Pam Knox says five stand out for their impacts on the state.
Chris Tyson is the new area onion agent at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in southeast Georgia. Tyson previously worked as a UGA Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources agent in Tattnall County. CAES News
New Onion Agent
Chris Tyson, a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent for more than 10 years, has been named the new area onion agent at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in southeast Georgia.