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2021 UGA Pecan Meetings

Our first virtual pecan production meeting will be held this Thursday (Jan 21) at 6:00 pm. Additional dates and times are February 9th at 9am and March 9th at 6pm. You will hear presentations from Dr. Lenny Wells (Horticulture), Dr. Angelita Acebes (Entomology), Jason Brock (Plant Pathology) and Andrew Sawyer…
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2020 UGA On Farm Cotton Variety Trial Results

Results from Appling County and all on farm locations statewide. Thank you to our cooperating farmers and industry partners for helping with this important research. There were nineteen locations statewide in 2020. Ten locations were irrigated, and nine locations were dryland. It’s important to look at consistency across the state…
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2021 Cotton Production Meetings

The University of Georgia Cotton Team would like to invite you to attend our annual cotton county production meetings virtually.  Specialists from the University of Georgia Extension Cotton Team will discuss current topics covering agronomics, fertility, irrigation, pest management, and economics with results from recent field trials. All of these talks will be presented on four separate days…
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Peanut, Corn, and Soybean Meetings

As most already know, Covid has forced us to have a virtual format for all production meetings this year. To register for the meetings, anyone wishing to view the meetings will follow the links provided below. Once on the Eventbrite page attendees may select the date(s) they wish to register for…
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Forestry meeting

Join Zoom Meeting October 15, 2020 at 6:30pm by clicking the following link:  https://zoom.us/j/96669102406 Meeting ID: 966 6910 2406  Or on mobile phone:  1-646-876-9923, then enter 96669102406#   
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Pecan Variety Selection and Planting

One of the most important decisions a pecan grower has to make is which variety to plant. Once the tree is in the ground, it is too late to change varieties. Another decision often overlooked is how to plant the tree properly. Once the tree is planted, you will not…
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August 2020 Crop and Disease Update, and Upcoming Animal Science Programs for Youth

Peanut rust (Puccinia arachidis) is being found in fields across our state and area. This is different from early or late leafspot. Dr. Culbreath, UGA Plant Pathologist says, “Chlorothalonil is active against rust, but is purely a protectant.  Control of rust with chlorothalonil may require a shorter application window.  Growers who…
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Pecan Update July 9, 2020

Fruit Thinning Many orchards will need fruit thinning this year. See a blog post from Lenny Wells giving details on how this process works: https://site.extension.uga.edu/pecan/2015/07/time-for-fruit-thinning/
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Silverleaf Whiteflies in Cotton

Whitefly populations are starting to increase, and in south Georgia have already hit threshold levels. Be ready to treat fields if they become an issue in our area. Below are guidelines for scouting and treating fields.
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