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Georgia Peanuts: 10 Common Insect Questions Answered

Georgia Peanuts: 10 Common Insect Questions Answered

👤By Mark Abney, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 15, 2015

Q1. Lesser Cornstalk Borer (LCB) took me to the cleaners last year. What do I spray this year, what rate and how often? Do you have any LCB now? If not, do not treat. 2014 was the worst LCB year

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Texas Sorghum: Nozzle Selection for Sugarcane Aphid Control

👤By Stephen Biles, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 6, 2015

Proper application techniques for controlling sugarcane aphids is essential for obtaining adequate control of these insects.  The labels for both Sivanto and Transform contain instructions on using plenty of water when treating sorghum fields.  Both recommend using 10 gallons per

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Mississippi Soybeans: Insect Management – 31 Common Questions and Myths

🕔Jun 19, 2015

Some bullet points to consider when treating soybeans in Mississippi that you may have not considered.

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Virginia Cotton: Plantbug Management in Light and Spotty Pressure

Virginia Cotton: Plantbug Management in Light and Spotty Pressure

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jun 19, 2015

I’ve been surveying a bunch of fields over a wide geographical area to determine the overall situation for plantbugs for our region to see if we have anything different from normal. Basically the plantbugs have existed in higher numbers in

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Mississippi Cotton: Be Careful of Crop Injury When Tankmixing

Mississippi Cotton: Be Careful of Crop Injury When Tankmixing

🕔Jun 8, 2015

Regarding mixing insecticides and herbicides and the resultant effects on crop safety, there are many factors that go into phytotoxicity observed on crops from pesticide applications.

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10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Sprayer

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Sprayer

👤By Erdal Ozkan, Ohio State University 🕔May 5, 2015

Spraying season is just around the corner. Just take a moment to review some common sense ideas I will mention here to get the most out of those expensive pesticides you will be spraying. The following “Top Ten” list will

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Georgia: Use Your Irrigation Pivots to Apply Fertilizer, Pesticides

Georgia: Use Your Irrigation Pivots to Apply Fertilizer, Pesticides

🕔Apr 27, 2015

Chemigation and fertigation practices can help ensure timely applications when field conditions are less than ideal.

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Pesticide Drift: Calm, Still Days Are Most Dangerous – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 26, 2015

Every pesticide applicator worth his salt knows not to spray when gusts of wind bend trees and scatter hats. But not everyone knows that the opposite — a sunny afternoon with no wind — could actually be the more dangerous

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Texas Wheat: Don’t Jump the Gun on Pesticide Applications

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent, Hale and Swisher Counties 🕔Feb 4, 2015

It has been a lagging end to the 2014 season.  Luckily pests have been fairly quiet in our area wheat allowing us to focus on finishing our cotton, corn, and sorghum harvest on the days the weather permitted us to

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California Almonds: Bee Health an Important Consideration When Spraying

🕔Jan 30, 2015

There has been a lot of concern about honeybee health related to fungicide and insecticide applications within orchards.

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