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Mike Toews, entomologist on the UGA Tifton Campus, works in corn in a storage bin on campus. CAES News
Stored Corn
Farmers usually rush to get their crops to market to get the best price, but if stored properly, field corn held for eight to nine months brings higher prices than recently harvested corn, according to a University of Georgia expert.
There were almost 800,000 acres of peanuts grown in Georgia in 2015. CAES News
Ag Forecast
One of the state’s leading counties in row crop production received bleak news about commodity prices during a 2015 Georgia Ag Forecast event held Thursday, Jan. 22.
Rows of forage sorghum regrowth after the first cutting. CAES News
Forage Sorghum

University of Georgia researchers are researching drought-tolerant, alternative forages for the state’s dairy producers to help safeguard their feed supply and save money.

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Corn Prices
Potential record-setting corn yields have contributed to a bleak market for Georgia farmers, says University of Georgia agricultural economist, Nathan Smith. Smith also believes next year’s price will be worse than this year’s.
Co-authored by Thomas Foken, Monique Leclerc's book, Footprints in Micrometeorology and Ecology, is the first textbook on the subject and covers how to interpret meteorological measurements made at a given level over a surface with regard to characteristic properties such as roughness, albedo, heat, moisture, carbon dioxide and other gases. CAES News
Micrometeorology Textbook
Some landscapes — like forests — are known for keeping carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Others shed carbon dioxide or other gasses that can affect the environment. Calculating just how much of each gas is held or released can be difficult but University of Georgia scientist Monique Leclerc has literally written the book on the subject.
Avoiding infestation is key for corn growers to maintain grain quality, especially when dealing with the threat of the maize weevil, the most dangerous pest a corn grower faces every year. CAES News
Kernel Killers
For Georgia corn producers, chances of an insect infestation in grain storage are much higher in late summer or early fall. A University of Georgia entomologist says keeping corn cool and dry is the key to keeping weevil away.
A grower sells fresh cut flowers at a farmers market in Henry County. CAES News
Small Farmer Workshop
UGA Extension will present a workshop for would-be small farmers on March 14 on the Central Georgia Technical College campus in Milledgeville.
University of Georgia Extension livestock economist Curt Lacy presents university ag economists' 2014 predictions for Georgia products during the forecast event held in Macon on Jan. 24. CAES News
Georgia Ag Forecast
Georgia’s livestock producers may see higher profits in 2014 due to lower feed prices and higher consumer demand. However, those lower feed prices, and flat demand for corn for ethanol, may hold down profit margins for Georgia row crop farmers.
Cotton is harvested Nov, 1, 2005 at the Durden Farms Candler County near Metter, Ga. CAES News
Crop update
Weather played a significant role in the types of diseases that have been found on Georgia crops this season. Rainfall delayed harvest in some cotton and soybean fields and brought diseases to peanuts, cotton and corn fields. Cooler temperatures, however, kept at least one peanut mold at bay.