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New Liberty 24 (c) State Label to Help Georgia Cotton Farmers

New Liberty 24 (c) State Label to Help Georgia Cotton Farmers (Culpepper) As a result of great team work with the Georgia Department of Agriculture and BASF, Georgia cotton farmers have a new Liberty label allowing shortened intervals between sequential Liberty applications which can improve weed control. Research has shown…
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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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Silverleaf Whitefly in Cotton Update

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…
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Row Crop Disease Update – Bob Kemerait

What I think is most important at the moment is white mold on peanuts.  Conditions are red-hot for early outbreaks of white-mold based upon A) very hot temperatures in the recent past and now B) ample rainfall and soil moisture.  Whether banded early season applications of Proline (5.7 fl oz)…
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UGA Scout Schools – Cotton, Peanuts, and Soybeans

UGA Scout Schools – Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans Those interested in scouting these row crops should make plans to attend one of the UGA Scout Schools. Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 10, 2019 in Tifton and June 18, 2019 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, and soybean.  These…
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UGA Weed Update: Approval of Layby Directed and Hooded Row Middle Applications of Engenia, Fexapan, and Xtendimax applications in Cotton and Corn

Layby Directed and Hooded Row Middle Applications of Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax Approved for Use By Georgia Cotton and Soybean Growers. (A.S. Culpepper – UGA and T. Gray – GDA). A state Section 24(c) Special Local Need Label has been approved by the U.S. EPA and Georgia Department of Agriculture…
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A Final UPW Meeting for 2019

Georgia Department of Agriculture Announces A Final UPW Meeting for 2019! (Culpepper, UGA and Gray, GDA). A final Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) meeting will be conducted at the Tifton Campus Conference Center onMay 21, 2019 beginning at 1:30 pm. Similar to previous meetings and immediately after the UPW meeting, Extension agents…
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May Cotton Team Newsletter

Crop Progress and Assessing Plant Stands for Replanting (Freeman) As of April 29th, approximately 12 percent of Georgia’s cotton crop has been planted according to the USDA NASS crop progress report. This is significantly ahead of our previous five year’s average of 7 percent. Although wet through most of the…
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