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Georgia Pecans: Reports of Terminal Die Back – Mites Are Not the Cause

Georgia Pecans: Reports of Terminal Die Back – Mites Are Not the Cause

👤By Will Hudson, University of Georgia Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 21, 2017

The yellow aphid spike many growers noticed in late June seems to have fallen off in most orchards, and the very hot weather now will really slow any further population increases. That takes some pressure off for now. I’ve had

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Georgia Peanuts, Cotton, Soybeans: Conditions Perfect for Disease Development

Georgia Peanuts, Cotton, Soybeans: Conditions Perfect for Disease Development

👤By Will Lovett, University of Georgia Extension Agent 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Weather conditions are absolutely perfect now for white mold and leaf spot diseases of peanut, and bacterial blight of cotton, and also for diseases of soybeans to include soybean rust and frogeye leaf spot (which we are seeing more of these

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Georgia: Irrigation Field Day, Camilla, July 27

Georgia: Irrigation Field Day, Camilla, July 27

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 21, 2017

University of Georgia research on the use of irrigation in high-value Georgia crops, like cotton, peanuts, soybeans and corn, will be at the center of the annual field day at C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP) in Camilla, Georgia, on

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Georgia Cotton: Escaped Corn Earworms Showing Up in Bt Fields

Georgia Cotton: Escaped Corn Earworms Showing Up in Bt Fields

👤By Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 19, 2017

During the past week we have received a few reports of escaped corn earworm (CEW) larvae in Bt cottons which exceed recommended thresholds.  Bt cottons are not immune to CEW and never have been.  All Bt cottons should be scouted

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Georgia Peanuts: Researcher Aims at Improving Management of Burrower Bugs

Georgia Peanuts: Researcher Aims at Improving Management of Burrower Bugs

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Through part of a $12.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut entomologist Mark Abney is studying the biology of the burrower bug and developing an effective management program. The USDA Crop Protection

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Drying Down, Growers Making Up Ground on Pests, Disease

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Drying Down, Growers Making Up Ground on Pests, Disease

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 16, 2017. County Comments Heather Kolich, Forsyth County Forsyth County received several inches of rain over the week. We are seeing fungal issues and fruit rot on tomatoes and watermelons.  

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Georgia Pecans: Nut Drop, Leaf Samples, and Fungicide Sprays

Georgia Pecans: Nut Drop, Leaf Samples, and Fungicide Sprays

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Jul 14, 2017

We are seeing nut drop right now from various things. The Pawnee drop was much heavier than normal ranging from about 30%-70% as you move southward in the state. This correlates well with chill hours (Byron, GA —574 chill hrs; Valdosta,

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Sawyer On Crops: Georgia Aphids – Spray ‘Em? Let The Cadavers Guide You

Sawyer On Crops: Georgia Aphids – Spray ‘Em? Let The Cadavers Guide You

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent, Thomas County, Georgia 🕔Jul 14, 2017

Cotton aphids still linger in some Georgia fields. Should you still be treating them? Andrew Sawyer address that question in this issue of his South Georgia Pine podcast.

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Georgia Peanuts: Timing Is Important for Fertilizer Applications

Georgia Peanuts: Timing Is Important for Fertilizer Applications

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia County Extension Agent 🕔Jul 14, 2017

When it comes to timin, if you are too early or too late you could come up short on providing these key nutrients to peanut.

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Georgia Weather: Wet Summer Seems Likely

Georgia Weather: Wet Summer Seems Likely

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia County Extension Agent 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The outlook for July and beyond shows that there is a continued chance of above normal rainfall for the next month, although that abates somewhat later in summer.

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