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Georgia Grain News 6-27-19

6-27-19 By: Rome Ethredge Grains are growing well where we have good rain or irrigation. Corn harvest will begin in a couple of weeks. Lots of corn denting now.  Here’s an ear at ¼ milkline and notice not much dent. This is good as the kernel is so plumped the…
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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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Pecan Update: Pre-Pollination

Pecan Update: Pre-Pollination – Andrew Sawyer Wilcox County ANR Agent Apr 19, 2019 Catkin (male flower) production has been pretty heavy so far. A large catkin crop does not guarantee a large production of flowers, but most times we have heavy catkin production, we do have some flowers. I had…
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Getting Home Lawns Ready for Spring Green Up

Getting Home Lawns Ready for Spring Green Up. A spring preemergent herbicide application can help with controlling weeds in lawn. Atrazine Rate 1-2 qt/a Atrazine is a common preemergent herbicide that is used to prevent summer weeds. It can be used to a wide range of broad leaf weeds, sandspur, and…
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Forage Quality Testing Importance in 2018

This year has been a challenging year to make hay. About 5 years ago, we had a similar challenging year (even worse that year) and we ended up having a lot of cattle starving to death with a belly full of hay that was too fibrous to digest. So, PLEASE,…
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Replacing Fertilizer in Cotton

Replacing Fertilizer in Cotton Andrew Sawyer Jun 11, 2018 The most common question after these large rain events is have I lost all of my cotton fertilizer, and will I have to start over? UGA Extension Soil Scientist Dr. Glen Harris has provided some information on this topic: May planted cotton could…
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Cotton Fertility

Fertility (Glenn Harris) Replacing Nutrients Leached by May Rains It seems like every time we get a lot of rain I hear people say “well, I guess I lost all my fertilizer”. While nutrient leaching (nutrients dissolved in water moving downward out of the root zone of plants) is a…
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