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December 2015

  • Moldy Hay

    From Dr. Dennis Hancock, UGA Forage Specialist: Because of the wet fall, many producers have faced extremely difficult field curing conditions for their hay. Additionally, hay that was bone dry in the field has, in many cases, developed mold problems in the barn. This later issue has been problematic for us in 2015, and it…

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  • Herbicides for Controlling Broadleaf Weeds in wheat Wild radish are the number one problem weed in small grains in our area. 2,4-D is the cheapest herbicide to use, but often waiting until the small grain is fully tillered allows the radish time to grow to a point where they cannot be successfully controlled. Farmers like applying nitrogen…

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  • Cotton Market News

    Cotton Market News From Dr. Don Shurley: Cotton has had a relatively good last couple of weeks.  Prices (Mar16 futures) seem to have found increasing support around the 62-cent level.  Sixty-two cents is nothing to get excited about, but firming up the floor in what remains a very volatile and uncertain market is a good…

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