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Georgia Peanuts: 2017 Crop Largest in More Than 20 Years

Georgia Peanuts: 2017 Crop Largest in More Than 20 Years

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Georgia’s largest peanut crop in more than 20 years could produce great results come harvest season, says Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist. “You never know what might happen from now until harvest season, but at this

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest in Full Swings, Rains Causing Problems for Wine Grapes

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest in Full Swings, Rains Causing Problems for Wine Grapes

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Daily rains made it difficult to spray vineyards. Approximately half of all silage has been harvested. Yields have been exceptional. When fields dry,

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Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Infestations Across the State – What Can You Do?

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Infestations Across the State – What Can You Do?

👤By Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Extension Entomologist 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia. Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small geographic area. High populations of SLWF were observed during the fall of 2016 and the

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Georgia Cotton, Soybeans: 4 Disease Management Tips

Georgia Cotton, Soybeans: 4 Disease Management Tips

👤By Blake Crabtree, University of Georgia County Extension Agednt 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Significant rain is in the forecast this week.  Warm/warmer temperatures, high humidity and rain are like gasoline on diseases smoldering in the row crops. 1. Target spot (Corynespora cassicola) on soybean. It is the same pathogen as target spot on cotton

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Georgia Peanuts: Velvetbean Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise; Be Scouting Your Fields

Georgia Peanuts: Velvetbean Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise; Be Scouting Your Fields Updated

👤From University of Georgia Peanut Entomology 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Velvetbean caterpillar (VBC) numbers are on the rise across south Georgia, and this is a good time to remind growers who may not have a professional crop consultant or scout that they need to check their fields for insect pests.

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Georgia Cotton: Target Spot Is Enjoying This Weather (Audio)

Georgia Cotton: Target Spot Is Enjoying This Weather (Audio)

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent, Thomas County, Georgia 🕔Aug 13, 2017

– Conditions have been just about perfect target spot to show up in cotton, says Andrew Thomas in this installment of his South Georgia Pine Podcast. Here’s a related article from his blog.

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Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management

Georgia Weeds: 3 Reminders for Late Season Management

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia Weed Specialist 🕔Aug 11, 2017

A few reminders for late season weed management based upon phone calls and e-mails received from growers over the last few days.

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Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Tifton, Aug. 31

Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Tifton, Aug. 31

👤By Willie Chance, University of Georgia, Retired 🕔Aug 10, 2017

At the Pest Manager Training held on Thursday, August 31 at the Southern Regional Technical College in Tifton, you can earn up to 5 hours of recertification credits (Georgia Pesticide Credit, ISA arborist CEUs and CFE credits from the Society

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Georgia Pecans: Recent Fruit Shed Caused by Water Split

Georgia Pecans: Recent Fruit Shed Caused by Water Split

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Aug 10, 2017

If you have noticed  a sudden fruit shed over the last few days, you are most likely seeing the results of water stage fruit split. This is a common problem that happens annually on certain varieties and is just part

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Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – The Akins Family – Video

Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – The Akins Family – Video

👤From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Through the Eyes of a Farmer series visits with Parrish, Chandler and Callie Akins, who farm in Berrien County, Georgia. Parrish is proud to know that his children will continue on the legacy of their centennial family farm. Look for

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