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Successful Spring Garden Tips

Spring Gardens With many people having extra time at home this year gardens are becoming very popular. There are many important factors in having a successful home garden. Here are some tips and advice on how to keep your plants happy and healthy. Your garden’s site location is very important….
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Row Crop Disease Update April 29th

 Why are we so worried about seed and seedling diseases on peanut this year?  Answer: Seed quality and seedling diseases are ALWAYS a concern for our growers; however they are, perhaps, a more urgent problem this year because A) conditions at harvest and during storage in 2019-2020 have predisposed the…
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Row Crop Disease Update Dr. Kemerait

 Thanks to strong efforts from Dr. Joe “The Man” LaForest with Bugwood and Tracey Vellidis, we now have an automated version of “Peanut Rx 2020” on the UGA Peanut Extension website.  I will be putting the current Industry Peanut Rx programs up there as well.  A tremendous “thanks” to Joe…
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Anthem Flex Receives Peanut Label (Prostko)

Anthem Flex Receives Peanut Label (Prostko) Anthem Flex 4SE, from FMC,recently received full labeling for use in peanut.  Anthem Flex is a combination of pyroxasulfone (3.733 lbs/gal) and carfentrazone (0.267 lbs/gal).  I have been testing Anthem Flex for many years so there is lots of data supporting its use in GA. …
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Planter Considerations for Peak Performance

Planter Considerations for Peak PerformanceSimerjeet Virk, Research Engineer, Precision Ag & Machinery Systems, UGAWesley Porter, Extension Precision Ag and Irrigation Specialist, UGAFor growers who are planning to plant soon or in next few weeks, if they have not already done so for corn planting, this is the perfect time to…
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Early Season Disease and Nematode Threats, You get one chance

Bob KemeraitEarly-Season Disease and Nematode Threats, You Get One ChanceWhen asked about their disease management program, growers will likely focus on the fungicides thatthey will use over the course of a season to protect their crop from leaf spot, white mold, and possibly afew other diseases such as Rhizoctonia limb…
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Weed Update April 2020

Prowl/Field Corn, Valor/Grain Sorghum, and Balance Bean Herbicide (Prostko) Got a few reoccurring questions over the last week, so I thought I would share a few thoughts with you: 1) I have heard that a few field corn growers have been reluctant to apply Prowl POST in field corn due…
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Row Crop Disease Update From Dr. Kemerait

Though we are still generally early in the season, there are a few things I want to make sure that you are aware of. (Dangling prepositions bother me, but not enough to fix them.) We have been allowed to continue our survey of kudzu old growth/regrowth in Georgia.  Last week…
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