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Peanut Post-emergence weed control and tank mixing

Peanut Post-emergence Weed Control and Tank Mixing Jun 20, 2019 | Written by Bryce Sutherland We are in the 30-45 days after planting range for a lot of peanuts in the county. A lot of people are going to use Cadre + 2,4-DB based off the phone calls. If grass is an issue in your…
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From the Field – Weed Update By Dr. Prostko

A few things for you to consider, fresh from the field: 1) New technologies are great but you can control weeds without it.  Nothing beats starting clean, using a strong residual herbicide (activated with moisture) at planting, followed by a timely POST (with more residual).  The Palmer amaranth population in…
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“Cracking” Time Again on Peanuts (Prostko)

“Cracking” Time Again on Peanuts (Prostko) Many peanut growers are in the field right now making “cracking” applications of paraquat (whether they really need it or not?).  I always get tons of questions about product use rates.  Check out these pictures from earlier today.  These are rates I have been…
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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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UPW and Paraquat Training

UPW and Paraquat TrainingIf you still have not attended a UPW training and will be applying Dicamba (Auxin chemistries) to your cotton or soybeans then you must watch this training session. You can schedule a time at our office. You will get 2 hours pesticide credit. Call ahead to come…
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Strongarm Carryover from Peanuts to Field Corn

Strongarm Carryover from Peanuts to Field Corn (Prostko) The 2021 field corn production season has not been great.  Cold, cloudy, wet weather has many farmers scratching their heads about the way some of their fields look.  There are many possible causes of these problems (i.e. fertility, disease, insects, nematodes, weather,…
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Big Rain and Herbicides – (Prostko)

The Big Rain and Herbicides (Prostko) Most of Georgia received a significant rainfall event on April 24, 2021 (Figure 1).  Some areas received more than than 6″.  Consequently, my phone has been ringing off the hook about the potential effects of this precipitation event on herbicides.  Here are a few…
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UPW, Paraquat Trainings.

Using Pesticides Wisely 2021 and Paraquat Training Update (Stanley Culpepper – UGA and Jesse Kelly and Jennifer Wren – GDA). Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) 2021 virtual trainings are nearly completed with only three more opportunities available (table below). This training must be completed to be able to make labeled dicamba or…
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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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