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Row Crop Disease Update

Planting season is upon us and critical decisions with regards to season-long disease and nematode control must be made before the furrow is closed.  I’ll be sending you frequent updates regarding disease and nematode considerations. For now, there are 3, wait, 4 critical issues, as I see them.  Nematode management…
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Pecan Budbreak Update

Young Trees Pecan Budmoth – Adults overwinter under bark scales then start laying eggs in the Spring. Eggs hatch in about 6 days and the larvae then feed on buds and leaves. The tips of the leaves may look necrotic or burned. They stay in larvae stage for 2 weeks,…
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Upcoming Forage Short Courses and Field Days

Here is the complete list with weblinks to promotional flyers, agendas, and registration links. Also note: several of these events are free and we generally do not have to charge agents to attend most of the paid events. Hay and Baleage Shortcourse – Oglethorpe County https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/calendar/event.html?eventid=1619&event=Hay-and-Baleage-Shortcourse—Oglethorpe-County Free for agents Novel…
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FREE Forage Management Webinar Series hosted by NCBA

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has a FREE series of webinars this spring focused on forage management. March 3rd:           Soil – The Foundation of Your Enterprise March 10th:         Forage Systems – Finding the Right Fit March 17th:         Grazing Management – Balancing Animal and Forage Performance March 24th:         Managing Drought…
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2020 Peanut Seed Quality, Seed Treatment Issue

We have received many questions in recent days pertaining to the quality issues facing our peanut seed supply in 2020 and relative performance of seed treatments Dynasty PD and Rancona.  Below is the information that you need to know now; as more information is developed we will pass it to…
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