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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
Late-Planted Soybeans
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agronomist Jared Whitaker is researching ultra-late-planted soybeans, a potential solution for low soybean yields and even lower corn prices.
The pond on the University of Georgia Westbrook Research Farm off Ellis Road in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Pond Management
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will present a pond management workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6-9 p.m. at the Cherokee County Bluffs business center in Canton, Georgia. UGA Extension aquaculturist Gary Burtle will lead the class, which will cover water quality and testing, lime-treating and fertilizing a pond, weed identification and control, and population assessment and management.
Some parts of Georgia received very little rain during June, which expanded drought conditions over parts of the state. CAES News
June Climate
June was much warmer than normal, expanding drought across parts of the state and causing heat damage to some pasturelands and early summer crops.
Pecans on the ground in an orchard on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. CAES News
Pecan Blog
A pecan blog is helping University of Georgia Cooperative Extension horticulture specialist Lenny Wells reach growers in Georgia and across the world.
Jimmie Humphries, a Terrell County 4-H'er, gets cooled off under an irrigation pivot during a previous 4-H20 camp. CAES News
4-H20 Camp
The University of Georgia C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP), in Camilla, Georgia, provided heat relief for south Georgia 4-H’ers on Wednesday, June 3, during the annual 4-H20 Camp.
Water runs from a silver faucet. CAES News
Save Water
Fortunately, Georgia is not currently under drought conditions. However, more and more people are “living green” and being conservative users of natural resources. It’s easy to conserve water by following these tips from University of Georgia Extension.
This is a file photo of a center pivot irrigation system being used. CAES News
Irrigation Systems
University of Georgia Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter advises farmers to check their irrigation systems and equipment for any problems before getting in the field this spring.
Here's a closeup picture of blueberries being grown in Alapaha. Picture taken in May, 2013. CAES News
Blueberry Freeze
Early blueberry varieties felt the chill of deep freezes during January and February, according to University of Georgia blueberry specialist Erick Smith.
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.
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Tropical Storms
Tropical storms may cause havoc for coastal homeowners, but the rainfall they bring recharges the water balance and keeps soil moist in the summer, according to University of Georgia climatologist Pam Knox. Lack of tropical storm activity in 2014 contributed to Georgia’s prolonged drought, she said.