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Sawyer on Crops: Georgia Pecans – Late Summer Nut Drop

Sawyer on Crops: Georgia Pecans – Late Summer Nut Drop

👤By Thomas County, University of Georgia 🕔Sep 1, 2015

Pecans are looking well and remain in a nut developing period. In this episode of South Georgia Pine, Thomas County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses late summer nut drop and its contributing factors. To view more information from Sawyer you

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Georgia Peanuts: Controlling Annual Morning Glory

Georgia Peanuts: Controlling Annual Morning Glory

👤By Thomas Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Sep 1, 2015

Been seeing some annual morningglory in peanuts. UGA Extension Weed Scientist Dr. Eric Prostko has this to say about control: In most cases, it is too late in the year to legally apply herbicides. Pre-harvest intervals (PHI) of peanut herbicides

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Georgia Soybeans: 4 Steps for Resistant Pigweed Management

Georgia Soybeans: 4 Steps for Resistant Pigweed Management

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Sep 1, 2015

On occasion, someone might come up to me and randomly say something like “When are you going to figure out how to control pigweed in soybeans?” When I hear that, it makes me think about what planet that person has

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Georgia: Pests Cause Trouble for Farmers – USDA

Georgia: Pests Cause Trouble for Farmers – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 31, 2015

General According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Georgia Field Office, there were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, August 30, 2015. Precipitation estimates for the state ranged from 0.1 inches of rain up to 3.7

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Georgia Soybeans: Stink Bugs Becoming a Problem

Georgia Soybeans: Stink Bugs Becoming a Problem

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 31, 2015

We are now looking at stink bugs in soybeans. Primarily green and southern green are present, but brown stinkbugs can also be an issue.

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Georgia: Cotton, Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 9

Georgia: Cotton, Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 9

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 31, 2015

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Tifton, Georgia. The field day will start at 8:30 a.m.

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Georgia Peanuts: Considering Sub-surface Drip Irrigation

Georgia Peanuts: Considering Sub-surface Drip Irrigation

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 28, 2015

Drip irrigation systems have long helped Georgia vegetable farmers grow high yielding crops. Sub-surface drip irrigation can help some Georgia peanut farmers water their crops more efficiently, according to a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension expert. And, it won’t interfere

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Georgia Peanuts: Time to Start Checking Maturity

Georgia Peanuts: Time to Start Checking Maturity

👤By Chris Tyson, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 28, 2015

Well, its that time of year again.  As we move into September, we start “hull scraping” peanuts to check for maturity.  I like to start looking at peanuts on the maturity board once they get about 125 days of age. 

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Georgia: Cotton, Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 9

Georgia: Cotton, Peanut Research Field Day, Tifton, Sept. 9

👤By Rome Ethredge, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 28, 2015

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Tifton, Georgia.

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Georgia Peanuts: Time to Evaluate Field Problems

Georgia Peanuts: Time to Evaluate Field Problems

👤By Rome Ethredge, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 28, 2015

At peanut digging it’s a good time to evaluate field problems so that you can plan for the next time peanuts go in the field, as well as look at problems that may affect other crops in the rotation. Look

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