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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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Dicamba Herbicide

Just a few moments ago, the U.S. EPA released critical information on Engenia, Fexapan, and XtendiMax. The entire release can be found at https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-offers-clarity-farmers-light-recent-court-vacatur-dicamba-registrations Please visit the website for details; however, below are the details of the EPA’s order addressing sale, distribution, and use of existing stocks of the three…
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September 2022 UGA Cotton Team Newsletter

Articles in this month’s issue include: High Abandonment Acres for U.S. Cotton Projected Due to Drought (Yangxuan Liu) Importance of End of Season Irrigation Termination and Disease Control in Cotton (BobKemerait, Wesley Porter, David Hall, Jason Mallard) Weather and Climate outlook for September 2022 and Beyond (Pam Knox) Late Season…
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July 2022 UGA Cotton Newsletter

Articles in this month’s issue include: What is Behind the Recent Cotton Futures Market Plunge? (Yangxuan Liu) Calibration Considerations for Liquid Fertilizer Applications (Simer Virk) Abiotic Stress in Cotton (John Snider, Ved Parkash, Gurpreet Virk, Camp Hand) July Weather and Climate Outlook (Pam Knox) July Mid-Season Cotton Irrigation Considerations (Jason…
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June 2022 Cotton Newsletter

Articles in this month’s issue include: June Mid-Season Irrigation Update (David Hall, Jason Mallard, Wesley Porter) June 2022 Weather and Climate Outlook (Pam Knox) Sprayer Considerations (Simer Virk, Eric Prostko, Wesley Porter) Crop Monitoring and Management (John Snider, Ved Parkash, Gurpreet Virk, Camp Hand) Agronomic Update (Camp Hand) Tarnished Plant…
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June 2021 Cotton Newsletter

Articles in this month’s issue include: 1. June Mid-Season Cotton Irrigation Update (David Hall and Wes Porter) 2. June Nematode and Disease Update (Bob Kemerait) 3. Spray Considerations (Simer Virk, Eric Prostko, and Wes Porter) 4. June expected to be wetter than normal; tropics quiet so far (Pam Knox) 5….
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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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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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