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Georgia Pecans: Budbreak Has Arrived

Georgia Pecans: Budbreak Has Arrived

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Budbreak has arrived in pecan orchards throughout Georgia. This puts our budbreak timing pretty close to last year thanks to the cooler weather of a couple of weeks ago. It seems that we narrowly missed serious damage from the freeze

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Georgia: Cotton Efficiency Survey Needs Respondents

Georgia: Cotton Efficiency Survey Needs Respondents

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Professor Jeff Dorfman has helped develop a cotton survey from a research project funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission designed to help Georgia cotton farmers improve their production efficiency.

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Georgia Corn: Growers Face Marketing Challenges

Georgia Corn: Growers Face Marketing Challenges

👤By Julia Rodriguez, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 22, 2017

Georgia corn growers can expect to face challenges in pricing this year, according to Dewey Lee, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension feed grain agronomist. Growers need to watch their expenses closely, recognizing that there is not much of a market

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Georgia Peanuts: Expected to Top 700,000 Acres This Year

Georgia Peanuts: Expected to Top 700,000 Acres This Year

👤By Julia Rodriguez, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 22, 2017

Georgia’s peanut crop is expected to exceed 700,000 acres this year, which increases both hope for income improvement and fear of loss to disease, according to Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist. “We typically grow in the

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Georgia: Beginners Pecan Production Course, Tifton, April 18

Georgia: Beginners Pecan Production Course, Tifton, April 18

👤By Julia Rodriguez, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 22, 2017

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host the Beginners Pecan Production Course on Tuesday, April 18, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Those interested can preregister for the event by calling Debbie Rutland at (229) 386-3424. Before the day

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Georgia Weeds: Sprayer Clean Out

Georgia Weeds: Sprayer Clean Out

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

There is obvious concern about sprayer cleanout after application of Enlist Duo, Engenia, Fexapan, and Xtendimax. All applicators should read and follow the specific sprayer clean-out instructions listed on the herbicide labels.

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Georgia: Major Vidalia Onion Packing Facility Going On The Auction Block

Georgia: Major Vidalia Onion Packing Facility Going On The Auction Block

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 17, 2017

A Georgia packing house operation formerly used in the produce operations for Plantation Sweets will be offered in a bank-ordered auction on April 26. The auction also includes land and equipment. The assets were a major part of one of the

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Georgia: Replanting Field Corn and Weed Control

Georgia: Replanting Field Corn and Weed Control

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The recent frosty weather has resulted in the need for some corn fields to be replanted. Some of those fields may have already been treated with a PRE application of atrazine. Since it is likely that these fields will have

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Georgia: UGA Stresses Importance of Keeping Pesticides on Target

Georgia: UGA Stresses Importance of Keeping Pesticides on Target

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 15, 2017

As a result of two years of aggressive training to improve on-target agricultural pesticide applications, the number of pesticide drift complaints received by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has gone down 65 percent, according to UGA Extension weed specialist Stanley

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Georgia Pecans: Will This Week’s Cold Weather Hurt Trees?

Georgia Pecans: Will This Week’s Cold Weather Hurt Trees?

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

The cold weather we’ve been fearing for a couple of weeks since it became apparent that some pecan trees would break bud really early will arrive this week. Forecasted temperatures for Wednesday night (March 15)/Thursday morning (March 16) are from 27-30

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