A website from UGA Cooperative Extension

February 2019

  • The most common question I get for home lawns this time of year is what do I spray to control weeds? Although herbicides for weed control is important with home lawns, it is the bigger picture homeowners need to focus on. A healthy well maintained lawn has a lower potential of having a weed problem […]

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  • Getting Home Lawns Ready for Spring Green Up. A spring preemergent herbicide application can help with controlling weeds in lawn. Atrazine¬†Rate 1-2 qt/a Atrazine is a common preemergent herbicide that is used to prevent summer weeds. It can be used to a wide range of broad leaf weeds, sandspur, and suppresses crabgrass. Pendimethalin (Pendulum) – […]

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  • Pasture/Hayfield Winter Weed Control By Andrew Sawyer – Wilcox County ANR Agent Feb 14, 2019 This is the time of the year we need to be applying post-emergent herbicides to our pastures and hayfields for winter weeds. If we have issues with crabgrass, we generally wait until the first of March to put out pre-emergent […]

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  • Forage Fertility Update

    Our winter forage has been negatively effected by weather this year. We had another 2 inches of rain this week. This year has been very wet and it has been hard to get anything done. Most winter forage that was planted either never emerged or has struggled with saturated roots and loss of fertility all […]

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  • XtendiMax, Engenia, and FeXapan New Regulations for 2019 1) A pesticide license is required to purchase or apply these products. 2) All applicators must be trained through UGA’s Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW). 3) Can only apply through 60 days after planting cotton or 45 days after planting soybeans. 4) Can only make up to 2 […]

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