Georgia Soybeans: For Seed Crops – Can Paraquat Be Used a Harvest Aid? Oct 30, 2018

🕔Oct 30, 2018Historically, glyphosate has always been a no-no for use as a harvest-aid in soybeans grown for seed because of its potential negative effects on seed germination.  But, what about paraquat? […]

Georgia Weeds: Prostrate Globe Amaranth and Sicklepod Aug 22, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018UGA Weed Specialist Eric Prostko shares a rare weed in cotton and answers a question regarding sicklepod management in peanuts.

Georgia Weeds: 6 Possible Reasons for Failed Grass Control Aug 7, 2018

🕔Aug 7, 2018Getting plenty of calls about perceived reductions in grass control after applications of ACC-ase inhibiting herbicides, such as Select (clethodim) or Poast (sethoxydim), have been applied.  Some folks first reaction […]

Georgia Peanuts: 6 Thoughts on Tank-Mixing Jul 18, 2018

🕔Jul 18, 2018Rain delays and/or late planting have resulted in continual inquiries about peanut herbicide + fungicide tank-mixes and their potential effects on weed control and crop injury. UGA will never be able to […]

Georgia Peanuts: Controlling Tropical Spiderwort/Benghal Dayflower Jun 8, 2018

🕔Jun 8, 2018Been getting quite a few phone calls about TSW/BD in peanuts.  This particular plant loves wet weather so I am not surprised.  Here are few thoughts to consider especially since […]

Georgia Peanuts, Soybeans: Wet Weather Delays – 4 Weed Management Considerations May 30, 2018

🕔May 30, 2018Yes, it has been raining every day since May 12, Valor damage (peanut) is everywhere, and growers need to apply POST treatments and cannot get in the field.

Georgia Weeds: Valor Clean-Up, Morningglories, and Ziddua May 23, 2018

🕔May 23, 2018A few things based upon my telephone calls and e-mails this week: 1. Growers must not cut corners when cleaning a sprayer after Valor has been used. Heard someone say […]

Georgia Pecans: Herbicide Injury Season Is Here May 11, 2018

🕔May 11, 2018Row crop planting has started in south Georgia and this means herbicide drift season has arrived. I have been on the road all week looking at drift-damaged trees. Since I […]

Georgia Peanuts: Applying Zidua? 5 Points to Consider May 4, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018It appears as though the following statement on the supplemental Zidua peanut label has many people confused: “Apply Zidua as a broadcast spray to peanut from “at-cracking” stage to first […]

Georgia Weeds: Tank-Mixing – 5 Common Questions Apr 6, 2018

🕔Apr 6, 2018Tank-mixing pesticides can be rather complicated especially when numerous products will be mixed.  Here are a few questions and answers based upon some recent inquiries that I have received:

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