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Georgia Cotton: Be on Look for Target Spot, Bacterial Blight

Georgia Cotton: Be on Look for Target Spot, Bacterial Blight

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 23, 2017

In addition to root-knot nematodes and target spot disease, Georgia cotton farmers should be prepared to fight bacterial blight, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait. Kemerait advises producers, specifically those who farm in fields with a

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Georgia Watermelons: Rainy Month Increases Likelihood for Diseases

Georgia Watermelons: Rainy Month Increases Likelihood for Diseases

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 23, 2017

June’s rainfall increased the potential for diseases to strike south Georgia watermelon fields, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts. Plant diseases, such as phytophthora blight, fruit rot, downy mildew, gummy stem blight and anthracnose, have a tendency to

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Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Savannah, July 21

Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Savannah, July 21

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Do you need recertification credits for GA or SC Commercial Pesticide Applicator categories, Georgia HPC Structural, ISA arborist or Society of American Foresters? Earn up to 5 credits at the Pest Manager Training planned for Friday, July 21 in the

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Georgia Soybeans: Asian Soybean Rust Found on Kudzu in Brooks County

Georgia Soybeans: Asian Soybean Rust Found on Kudzu in Brooks County

👤By Stephanie Hollifield, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Just wanted to give you update on the 2017 monitoring for Asian Soybean Rust (ASR) in Sentinel plots. As of yesterday, Asian Soybean Rust was found on kudzu in Sentinel plots in Brooks County.   Kudzu is an alternative host

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Georgia Cotton: Irrigation Is Crucial At Squaring

Georgia Cotton: Irrigation Is Crucial At Squaring

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Stressing cotton during squaring has more negative effects than we realize. Cotton does not rebound if stressed from no irrigation through squaring.

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Ohio Corn: Southern Rust Present, Weather Conducive for Disease Spread

Ohio Corn: Southern Rust Present, Weather Conducive for Disease Spread

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Southern corn rust has been identified in Georgia (on June 5th) by Rome Ethredge in Seminole County. Weather condition for the past few days and over the next few days are quite favorable for the development and spread of rust diseases

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Georgia Peanuts: Valor Damage – Point Of Concern? – Audio

Georgia Peanuts: Valor Damage – Point Of Concern? – Audio

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent, Thomas County, Georgia 🕔Jun 19, 2017

With all the rain this spring, injury from the herbicide Valor has been more apparent in peanuts. Should you worry? Here are observations from Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent in Thomas County, Georgia.

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Georgia Field Reports: Rains Too Much of a Good Thing in Some Areas

Georgia Field Reports: Rains Too Much of a Good Thing in Some Areas

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 18, 2017. County Comments Gary R. Peiffer, DeKalb County Heavy rains occurred in lots of poorly drained areas. Fungal issues are arising in everything, including lawns and pastures. It is almost

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Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Just got done rating some of my soybean weed control plots.  Thought I would pass along these few thoughts.

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Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Applications and Rainfall – What’s the Best Timing?

Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Applications and Rainfall – What’s the Best Timing?

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 14, 2017

Pecan scab is enjoying ideal weather in much of Georgia at this time. This has kept most growers busy trying to keep the trees sprayed between rain showers. A common question we get during such conditions is “how long does my fungicide

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