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Georgia Peanuts: Inoculants and Early Season Disease Management

Georgia Peanuts: Inoculants and Early Season Disease Management

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 26, 2017

I have been receiving a few questions about peanut inoculants from area growers and retailers.  Below are a few comments from Scot Monfort, UGA Peanut Agronomist, on this subject. Inoculants Last year was a very hot and dry year. In

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Kentucky Wheat: Spraying for Fusarium Head Blight – How Late is Too Late?

Kentucky Wheat: Spraying for Fusarium Head Blight – How Late is Too Late?

👤By Carl Bradley, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Much of the wheat crop in Kentucky has headed out and is flowering.  Stripe rust is now present in many Kentucky counties on susceptible varieties, and according to the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center, the current risk of Fusarium head

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Mississippi Wheat: Crop Past Fungicide Application Window

Mississippi Wheat: Crop Past Fungicide Application Window

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Based on crop growth stages throughout MS, all wheat is at a stage where a fungicide application is no longer legally allowed due to label restrictions.

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Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Applications Begin

Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Applications Begin

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 24, 2017

UGA Extension Horticulturalist Dr. Lenny Wells says trees in the first few years need to be sprayed but not on a detailed spray program. Once the trees approach production age, we need to add a few more sprays throughout the

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Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Peanut growers can use a number of different products at planting time for the management of diseases and nematodes. Decisions as too what product to use over another, or to use a product at all, can be very confusing.

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Oklahoma Wheat: Rust Is Present but Not Plentiful

Oklahoma Wheat: Rust Is Present but Not Plentiful

👤By Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Wheat around Stillwater varies but appears to be in various stages of grain formation. Based on talking to a number of producers across northern Oklahoma, wheat heads have fully emerged but have not yet flowered or just beginning to flower. Of

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Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Application for Protection Against Scab

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Application for Protection Against Scab

👤By Carl Bradley, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Just like the porridge in the “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” story, there is a “just right” timing for when to apply a fungicide for protection against Fusarium head blight (a.k.a. scab) of wheat. That “just right” timing is the

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Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

👤By Randy Boman, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that cotton seedlings can be damaged by cool, wet soils. Depending

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Virginia Wheat: Time to Make Fungicide Decisions for Head Scab

Virginia Wheat: Time to Make Fungicide Decisions for Head Scab

👤By Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Wheat is beginning to flower throughout Virginia, so it is time to make decisions about fungicide applications for both Fusarium head blight (FHB, also known as scab) and to protect the flag leaf as the grains begin to form. Currently,

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Delaware Wheat: Time to Sign Up for Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Updates

Delaware Wheat: Time to Sign Up for Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Updates

👤By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Now is the time to ensure that you are signed up for alerts from the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center, and you should be checking the map every 2-3 days as plants approach flowering to determine your potential need to

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