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Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Savannah, July 21

Georgia: Pest Manager Training, Savannah, July 21

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Do you need recertification credits for GA or SC Commercial Pesticide Applicator categories, Georgia HPC Structural, ISA arborist or Society of American Foresters? Earn up to 5 credits at the Pest Manager Training planned for Friday, July 21 in the

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Cotton – Southeast – Storm Could Push Unplanted Acres Into July – Or Soy – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Storm Could Push Unplanted Acres Into July – Or Soy – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Growers near the Gulf of Mexico still have seed in the bag due to persistent rains. With deluge from Tropical Storm Cindy, some of it may not see the outside world this year.

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Georgia Soybeans: Asian Soybean Rust Found on Kudzu in Brooks County

Georgia Soybeans: Asian Soybean Rust Found on Kudzu in Brooks County

👤By Stephanie Hollifield, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Just wanted to give you update on the 2017 monitoring for Asian Soybean Rust (ASR) in Sentinel plots. As of yesterday, Asian Soybean Rust was found on kudzu in Sentinel plots in Brooks County.   Kudzu is an alternative host

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Georgia Cotton: Irrigation Is Crucial At Squaring

Georgia Cotton: Irrigation Is Crucial At Squaring

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Stressing cotton during squaring has more negative effects than we realize. Cotton does not rebound if stressed from no irrigation through squaring.

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Ohio Corn: Southern Rust Present, Weather Conducive for Disease Spread

Ohio Corn: Southern Rust Present, Weather Conducive for Disease Spread

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Southern corn rust has been identified in Georgia (on June 5th) by Rome Ethredge in Seminole County. Weather condition for the past few days and over the next few days are quite favorable for the development and spread of rust diseases

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Georgia Peanuts: Valor Damage – Point Of Concern? – Audio

Georgia Peanuts: Valor Damage – Point Of Concern? – Audio

👤By Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent, Thomas County, Georgia 🕔Jun 19, 2017

With all the rain this spring, injury from the herbicide Valor has been more apparent in peanuts. Should you worry? Here are observations from Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent in Thomas County, Georgia.

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Georgia Field Reports: Rains Too Much of a Good Thing in Some Areas

Georgia Field Reports: Rains Too Much of a Good Thing in Some Areas

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 18, 2017. County Comments Gary R. Peiffer, DeKalb County Heavy rains occurred in lots of poorly drained areas. Fungal issues are arising in everything, including lawns and pastures. It is almost

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Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

Georgia Soybeans: 3 Thoughts on Weed Management

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Just got done rating some of my soybean weed control plots.  Thought I would pass along these few thoughts.

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Southern Grain Crops: Pests Stirring

Southern Grain Crops: Pests Stirring

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Here are Southern grain reports gleaned from our most recent issues of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, AgFax Southeast Cotton and AgFax Rice. High points: Insects are stirring a bit. We still aren’t hearing about widescale treatments for anything, although some localized

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Cotton – Southeast – Pigweed Gains Lead As Rains Delay Spraying In Places – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Pigweed Gains Lead As Rains Delay Spraying In Places – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Herbicide and fertilizer applications – plus late cotton planting -remain on hold due to persistent rain. Some pigweed has likely grown past the point that dicamba can control it.

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