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Georgia Field Reports: Crops Facing Disaster Without Rain

Georgia Field Reports: Crops Facing Disaster Without Rain

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 26, 2016. County Comments Keith Mickler, Floyd County Dry, non-irrigated corn crop is quickly headed toward a disaster if rainfall is not received soon. Cotton and soybeans are not far behind.

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Georgia Sorghum: Corn-Leaf Aphids in Fields, Likely Not a Concern

Georgia Sorghum: Corn-Leaf Aphids in Fields, Likely Not a Concern

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 25, 2016

Grain sorghum is now booting and we applied initial insecticide sugarcane aphids last week. This week we are seeing another aphid – corn-leaf aphid.

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Georgia: Cotton Aphids Active in Fields

Georgia: Cotton Aphids Active in Fields

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 23, 2016

Cotton aphids are active in Thomas County fields, which is earlier than usual.

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Georgia Peanuts: Watering Requirements – Maximizing Efficiency

Georgia Peanuts: Watering Requirements – Maximizing Efficiency

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 22, 2016

I know that some producers have had to replant peanuts in June, this article is going to focus on April and May planted peanuts.  According to Wes Porter, UGA Irrigation Specialist, peanuts (throughout the month of June) are requiring 1

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Georgia Field Reports: Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing Crops, Pastures

Georgia Field Reports: Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 20, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 19, 2016. County Comments Clark MacAllister, Dawson and Lumpkin Counties More rainfall will be needed for adequate corn and soybean growth. Fescue pastures suffered from drought stress. However, hot and dry

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Georgia: Cotton Squaring – Irrigation & Insects

Georgia: Cotton Squaring – Irrigation & Insects

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 17, 2016

Our cotton is now progressing 7 – 8 leaves on into squaring. As be begin reproductive growth, we think about irrigation and new insect issues.

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Georgia Peanuts: Time to Begin Fungicide Programs

Georgia Peanuts: Time to Begin Fungicide Programs

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 17, 2016

Within a month after planting, the peanut crop enters the window where a traditional disease management program begins.

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Georgia Cotton: UGA Studying Effectiveness of Chemigation System

Georgia Cotton: UGA Studying Effectiveness of Chemigation System

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 17, 2016

Pesticide application through center pivot irrigation systems, called “chemigation,” could allow Georgia cotton growers to treat multiple fields while lowering application costs and minimizing exposure to chemicals. University of Georgia entomologist Michael Toews is studying the efficacy of this method.

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Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Pecan Roots, and Soil Temperature

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Pecan Roots, and Soil Temperature

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 16, 2016

It’s June and temperatures have taken a big jump in south Georgia. Each year when this happens we see leaf drop on ‘Desirable’ trees, as well as a few other varieties. If you observe a little leaf drop at this

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Georgia Peanuts: Early Season Irrigation

Georgia Peanuts: Early Season Irrigation

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 15, 2016

If you were able to take advantage of the early warm weather and get peanuts planted in the April throuh early May time frame, you are moving into peak water requirements in about a month.

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