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August 2019

  • Drought changes management strategy for Bermuda grass stem maggot – Clint Thompson Drought-like conditions this summer are forcing Georgia forage farmers to delay treatments for Bermuda grass stem maggot, according to Lisa Baxter, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension forage specialist. It is normally recommended that farmers wait seven to 10 days after harvest, then apply […]

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  • This past weekend the UGA Peanut Team honored Georgia’s top peanut producers Georgia Peanut Achievement Club meeting! Congrats to the peanut farmers and Extension agents honored!! Ben Hill grower Ray Walker was honored and the State winner for the 100-299 acre category. Congratulation Ray and all the other growers who were honored. Georgia Peanut Achievement […]

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  • Silverleaf Whitefly in Cotton Update Roberts Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) adults have been observed in low numbers in cotton in some areas during the past week to ten days. To date very few immature whiteflies have been observed in cotton. We are not aware of any field which has exceeded threshold for SLWF. Most reports include […]

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  • By: Dr. Bob Kemerait Here are some comments:   ¬†Finding white mold in a field in August is not necessarily a “BAD” thing for me.¬† It demonstrates that A) SOMEONE cares enough to look, and B) SOMEONE knows what white mold looks like. White mold is likely to be found now in most every field […]

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