UGA Row Crop Field Days and AGH Has a New Name

UGA Row Crop Field Days and AGH Has a New Name

Bob Larson
Bob Larson
From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update.

**University of Georgia College of Agriculture is hosting four more row crop field days throughout the state. reports, attendees will see firsthand research that UGA’s world-class extension scientists are conducting with producer funds via the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton Incorporated.

Topics include variety selection, pest management, cover crop management, precision ag and more. Pesticide credits will also be offered.

Contact your county UGA Extension office for more details.

**The Asian Giant Hornet has a new name.

The Entomological Society of America has adopted “Northern Giant Hornet” for the species.

While there was no official ESA common name until now, the hornet has been most often referred to as “Asian giant hornet” or “murder hornet” since its introduction in North America became widely known in 2020.

The Washington State Department of Agriculture is following ESA’s recommendation.

**The Cattle Report from the USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service says U.S. farms contained 98.8 million head of cattle and calves as of July 1.

Of those, 39.8 million cows and heifers have calved.

There were 30.4 million beef cows in the U.S. as of July 1, 2% lower than 2021.

The number of U.S. milk cows dropped to 94.5 million.

The U.S. calf crop was estimated at 34.6 million head, 1% lower than in 2021.

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