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Row Crop Disease Update

A few important updates. 1. Soybean rust now confirmed in soybean sentinel plots in Midville, Burke County.  Payton Sapp could only keep this disease at bay for so long from his county.  His daughter would have shut the disease down.  She is a fighter; gets that from her mother.  …
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Cotton Fertilizer Information

Cotton Fertilizer InformationCotton planting is scattered across our planting window. Abundant rainfall has hampered and or prevent entry to many infield procedures this year. Please refer to the 2021 UGA Cotton Production Guide here http://www.ugacotton.com/production-guide/ for details. Sidedress N between first square and first bloom depending on growth and color…
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Rain Delays and Weed Control (Prostko)

Rain Delays and Weed Control (Prostko) Recent rains over the last few days at the UGA Ponder Farm (1.75″+) have kept me out of the field for today so I thought it would be a good time to squeeze in a quick blog. The frequent rain showers we have had…
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Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait

2021 Row Crop Disease Update 21 July 20, 2021 Greetings- Since sending out recommendations on disease management opportunities for peanut, I have been asked a couple of questions that I think will be of common interest to many, so I’ll try to answer them here.  It is important to remember…
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Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait

2021 Row Crop Disease Update 19 July Greetings: Peanut:  Many of our peanut fields have reached, or are rapidly approaching, 60 days after planting.  During this time of the season it is important to protect a peanut crop from white mold and from leaf spot diseases.  Currently, rainfall has been…
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Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait

Weather continues to be extremely favorable for infection and development of disease in our row crops.  Rain is a very good thing and I don’t want all of it to go away, but rain now is not only resulting in development of disease but also keeping growers (and me) from…
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