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Georgia Peanuts: Zidua Herbicide Receives Peanut Label

Georgia Peanuts: Zidua Herbicide Receives Peanut Label

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔May 24, 2017

On Friday afternoon, May 19, I received word from BASF that Zidua (pyroxasulfone) was labeled for use in peanut.  I have been conducting peanut research with pyroxasulfone for more than 10 years (over 47 field trials). In a nutshell (no

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South Georgia Cotton: Considerations Before Making Replant Decisions

South Georgia Cotton: Considerations Before Making Replant Decisions

👤By Seth McAllister, University of Georgia 🕔May 23, 2017

Farming is filled with many stressful decisions. Some are a shot in the dark and some are a little more evident, given careful deliberation of the situation. However, replanting any crop in South Georgia is never an easy pill to

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Georgia Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Small Grains Harvest Begins

Georgia Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along, Small Grains Harvest Begins

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments John Scaduto, Rabun County Field prep for tomatoes was nearly complete; planting to begin as soon as weather allows. Many had an excellent first cutting of hay

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Georgia Corn: What You Can Still Do To Improve Potential – Audio

Georgia Corn: What You Can Still Do To Improve Potential – Audio

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, Thomas County 🕔May 22, 2017

Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent in Thomas County, Georgia, covers corn decisions in his latest South Georgia Pines podcast. He touches on remaining herbicide options and disease management.  

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Georgia: Cotton Coming Up, Scout for Thrips; Variety Trial Planted

Georgia: Cotton Coming Up, Scout for Thrips; Variety Trial Planted

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 19, 2017

Cotton is anywhere from just planted to cotyledon to 4 leaf at this time. Recent rains have growers planting and we hope to have more this weekend. As far as thrips, from 0 to level 5, I’m seeing damage from

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Georgia Corn: Dryland Fields ‘Look as Good as They Can’

Georgia Corn: Dryland Fields ‘Look as Good as They Can’

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 19, 2017

Both irrigated and dryland corn are looking okay. Dryland is looking as good as it can.

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Georgia: Satsuma Insect Issues – Leafminers and Leaf-Footed Bugs

Georgia: Satsuma Insect Issues – Leafminers and Leaf-Footed Bugs

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 19, 2017

Leaf miners are starting to emerge. Usually our first flush is safe from leaf miners but they can be a problem at the end of the first flush and every flush thereafter. A second insect I have been seeing is the

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Georgia Pecans: Herbicide Drift Injury – What Should You Do?

Georgia Pecans: Herbicide Drift Injury – What Should You Do?

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔May 19, 2017

Well, since May has come around again, the annual calls on herbicide drift have been pouring in. Row crop fields are being burnt down in the wind and drift has been the main call to my phone for the last 2 weeks.

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Georgia Peanuts: 8 Steps for Proper Soil Fertility

Georgia Peanuts: 8 Steps for Proper Soil Fertility

👤By Glen Harris, University of Georgia 🕔May 18, 2017

Because the peanut plant is a deep-rooted legume that fixes nitrogen and is a good scavenger of “P&K’, most people say it doesn’t need a lot of fertilizer. That is not necessarily true and if you come up short on

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Georgia Cotton: Yields Not Impacted by Decreased Irrigation During Early Season

Georgia Cotton: Yields Not Impacted by Decreased Irrigation During Early Season

👤By Julia Rodriguez, University of Georgia 🕔May 18, 2017

Decreasing irrigation for cotton crops during the early season may not affect yields and could save growers more than 54,000 gallons of water per acre, according to University of Georgia researchers. John Snider, UGA Cooperative Extension cotton physiologist, conducted research

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