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PROTECTING STORED CORN

PROTECTING STORED CORN Dr. Michael Toews The key to storing grains and other commodities on the farm is to make storage conditions unfavorable for the survival of stored grain insects and molds. The following steps are designed to reduce the initial number of insects in the bin, slow the development…
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The 2019 Trade Assistance Payment Rates for the Market Facilitation Program

The below publication link contains the following helpful information: -Details of the county based payment rate and potential maximum payments by county for non-specialty crops.  Most notably for Georgia this includes producers of cotton, peanuts, corn, soybeans, and wheat. -Payment rates for specialty crop products (pecans), dairy, and hogs, including…
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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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