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Sawyer On Crops: Georgia Corn, Soybean Disease Updates (Podcast)

Sawyer On Crops: Georgia Corn, Soybean Disease Updates (Podcast)

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer 🕔May 27, 2016

Latest overview on soybean rust and northern corn leaf blight.  

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Georgia Pecans: Appearance of Flower Blooms an Encouraging Sign

Georgia Pecans: Appearance of Flower Blooms an Encouraging Sign

πŸ‘€By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔May 27, 2016

Seeing Georgia pecan trees covered in blooms this spring has University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells encouraged about this year’s crop. Although harvest time is still five months away, Wells and Georgia farmers are assessing what pecan

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Georgia Cotton: Pigweed Management Cutting into Farmers’ Profits

Georgia Cotton: Pigweed Management Cutting into Farmers’ Profits

πŸ‘€By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔May 27, 2016

Georgia cotton farmers are successfully managing the state’s most problematic weed, glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, by using many methods, including hand-pulling the weed out of their fields. But tackling the weed is drastically cutting into their already limited profits, according to

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Georgia Peanuts: Considerations for Replanting

Georgia Peanuts: Considerations for Replanting

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 26, 2016

Thomas County is getting very close to finishing planting peanuts, but some growers may be wondering if they need to replant.

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Georgia Peanuts: 3 Herbicide Tips and Considerations

Georgia Peanuts: 3 Herbicide Tips and Considerations

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 26, 2016

We’ve been talking more about peanut weed control this week with different field situations.

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Georgia Pecans: Mouse Ear and Nickel Deficiency

Georgia Pecans: Mouse Ear and Nickel Deficiency

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 26, 2016

Mouse ear is a growth abnormality from a nickel deficiency in pecan trees.

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Georgia Field Reports: Rains Bring Needed Moisture, Planting Delays

Georgia Field Reports: Rains Bring Needed Moisture, Planting Delays

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 23, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 22, 2016. County Comments Adam Speir, Madison County We had the first considerable rainfall in many weeks over several days. Immediate response in pastures and bermudagrass hayfields. Early planted soybeans benefited

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Georgia Cotton: Herbicide Considerations When Replanting

Georgia Cotton: Herbicide Considerations When Replanting

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 20, 2016

If replanting cotton is necessary, one needs to consider the herbicides used in the original planting.

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Georgia Peanuts: Do Your Thrips Warrant a Spray?

Georgia Peanuts: Do Your Thrips Warrant a Spray?

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 20, 2016

If you are seeing a lot of adult thrips on seedling peanutΒ AND no at plant insecticide was used, it is time to spray.

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Georgia: Weather Speeds Corn Growth, Makes Thrips Bad

Georgia: Weather Speeds Corn Growth, Makes Thrips Bad

πŸ‘€By Rome Ethredge, Seminole Crop E News 🕔May 20, 2016

Sunny weather and dry – speeds corn growth and makes peanut thrips bad.

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