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EPA Revokes all Tolerances for Chlorpyrifos

EPA revoked the tolerances for chlorpyrifos today. Below is a link to the EPA website with information. This will take affect 6 months after the final rule is published in the Federal Register. https://www.epa.gov/ingredients-used-pesticide-products/chlorpyrifos
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July Peanut Pointers

July Peanut PointersBy Scott Monfort (smonfort@uga.edu)The early peanut crop (May 1st) is nearing the 100-day mark. To date, growers in Tifton havereceived over 44 inches of rain for the year and 24 inches since April 1st. Average temperaturessince April 1st have been 1-2 degrees cooler compared to the last 4-5…
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Weather and Climate Update – Pam Knox

Weather and Climate Update for August and BeyondBy Pam Knox, Agricultural ClimatologistAfter a couple of hot days, the beginning of August is expected to be cooler and wetter thannormal, especially across the southern half of Georgia, as a nearly stationary front is expectedto sit over the area for a lot…
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Peanut Entomology- Abney

Peanut Entomology AbneyThe insects (and mites) that really matter in peanut are greatly affected by rainfall. In this year of pretty consistent rain, lesser cornstalk borer is unlikely to pose a serious threat to the Georgia peanut crop. If the rainfall continues we will also get a reprieve from two…
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Managing Target Spot and Areolate Mildew in Cotton Kemerait

Managing Target Spot and Areolate Mildew in Cotton KemeraitTarget spot (Corynespora cassiicola) and areolate mildew (Ramulariopsis gossyppii) are the two most important diseases affecting cotton in Georgia later in the growing season. For both target spot and areolate mildew, judicious use of fungicides not only protects the crop, but can…
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2 Ways to Improve Fungicide Spray Coverage and Canopy Penetration

2 Ways to Improve Fungicide Spray Coverage and Canopy Penetration Aug 9, 2021 | Written by Simerjeet Virk and Bob Kemerait For peanut growers, timely and effective fungicide applications throughout the season are an important tool to manage and protect yield from diseases like white mold and leaf spot. Considering the recent rains and wet…
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