Appling County Crop E News

Row Crop Disease Update June 21, 2019

Row Crop Disease Update Corn: Southern corn rust has been confirmed in Coffee County. The extended period of wet weather we had a week ago helped to bring on rust. Even though there is currently not a lot of rust to be found, this could change quickly with our recent…
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Pecan Fungicide Program

The optimum temperature range for scab infection is 59-77 degrees F and a leaf wetness of about 12 hours. Dr. Lenny Wells provided the following recommended spray guide. DMI/Stobilurin mixes include Absolute, Brixen, Custodia, Quilt, Top Gard EQ, and Amistar Top (used to be called Quadris Top). Use Amistar Top…
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UGA Cotton Team Newsletter

Cotton Blue Disease (Whitaker)   In the fall of 2018, Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus (CLRDV) was confirmed to infect cotton in 14 South Georgia counties.  This virus is vectored by aphids and associated with Blue Cotton Disease (CBD) which causes symptoms of including leaf curling, reddening and drooping of leaves,…
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USDA ANNOUNCES ASSISTANCE FOR PECANS

M E M O R A N D U M TO:                AMERICAN PECAN COUNCIL BOARD OF DIRECTORS FROM:         ALEXANDER OTT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RE:                USDA ANNOUNCES ASSISTANCE FOR PECANS DATE:             AUGUST 28, 2018 On August 27, 2018, the U.S. Secretary of…
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Row Crop Update and Upcoming Events

DISEASES of PEANUT: White mold and leaf spot aren’t breaking lose in every peanut field in Georgia, but we are having near-perfect conditions for the development, spread, and sometimes explosion of these diseases.  Stay on a good fungicide program, tightening spray intervals where disease is becoming problematic and/or where there…
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Prepare for the 2018 Tropical Storm Alberto

The below info is from Pam Knox, Interim Director, Geogia Weather Network, Crop and Soil Sciences, CAES: Long-time residents of Georgia may remember the devastating floods of Tropical Storm Alberto in July 1994. The rain was so intense that Georgia’s one-day rainfall record was set during that storm, with 21.10 inches recorded at…
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