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Pigweed at Burndown? By Dr. Prostko

Pigweed At Burndown? (Prostko) I received this picture from a grower yesterday who was about to burndown with some Roundup (before looking in the field).  This field was treated with a Roundup + 2,4-D combo several weeks ago (but no residual).  Two main takeaways here:  1) always a great idea…
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Preplant Burndown Update (Prostko)

Some responses to a few common questions this week about preplant burndowns: 1)  What is the plant-back restriction for field corn following an application of 2,4-D? Plant-back restrictions for field corn after a burndown application of 2,4-D are 7 days (16 oz/A) or 10-14 days (>16 oz/A) 2) If a…
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Peanut Achievement Club Entries due by April 1st, 2022

SUBJECT:      2021-22 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club Rules and Guidelines It is time to prepare entries for the 2022 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club (GPAC).  We are expecting some very worthy entries with outstanding yields from the 2021 growing season. PLEASE NOTE RULES FOR DETERMINING WINNERS: There will be 15 winners chosen…
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2022 Wheat Disease and Fungicide Update

2022 Wheat Disease and Fungicide Update Rome Ethredge and Alfredo Martinez-Espinoza Foliar Diseases – Recent weather patterns in the southern US can contribute to the dispersal and establishment of wheat diseases.  Critical wheat growth stages are quickly approaching; therefore, scouting of wheat fields should commence or increase if already occurring. …
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Row Crop Disease Update – Corn Planting

By: Dr. Bob Kemerait In my wheelhouse, planting field corn is once again upon us, or soon will be.  I know I get repetitive, but the message at this point is the same.  Corn growers will have one chance to fight nematodes, IF they need to. Producers have ONE CHANCE…
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Grass Herbicides for Pre-Plant Burndown??

Grass Herbicides for Pre-Plant Burndown?? (Culpepper and Prostko) Thinking about using a grass herbicide such as Select Max (clethodim) for pre-plant burndown? Have you seen any data suggesting this is a wise decision? Interestingly, there is a lot of buzz about using grass herbicides to burndown small grain cover crops…
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