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Spray Volume and Droplet Size Considerations

Spray Volume and Droplet Size ConsiderationsSimer Virk and Bob Kemerait, UGATimely and effective fungicide applications throughout the season are an important tool for growers tomanage and protect yield from diseases like white mold and leaf spot in peanut. While selection of agood fungicide program is critical, it is also important…
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August Weather & Climate Outlook – Pam Knox

August Weather & Climate OutlookPam Knox, Agricultural Climatologist, UGAThe temperature in July has been generally slightly cooler than normal, with daytime temperaturesbelow normal (from clouds) and overnight temperatures warmer than normal due to the abundanthumidity we have experienced this month. This is also reflected in the wetter than normal rainfall…
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Georgia Grain News Corn – Rome Ethredge

Corn Special Agent Cale Cloud of Grady County just sent me this photo showing denting corn where they had limited irrigation during late pollination(R1) and blister(R2) and perhaps milk(R3) stages. That was when we were having extreme heat and dry weather. On the very tip there was no pollination then…
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Sunflower Weed Control and Windmillgrass (Fingergrass) By: Prostko

Sunflower Weed Control and Windmillgrass (Prostko)  A few things you might find interesting: 1) Here’s why Valor (flumioxazin) ain’t labeled for weed control in sunflowers! 2) Lots of questions lately about windmillgrass aka fingergrass (Chloris spp.).  Could be an annual or perennial plant depending upon the species.  Supposed to be very…
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Row Crop Disease Update July 5th – Kemerait

Environmental conditions that are warm and humid like these coupled with crop development are driving our disease situation hard now. White mold:  see attached pictures from Jeremy in Colquitt County and Cale in Grady County. Note the thin, wispy development of the white mold pathogen Sclerotium rolfsii at the crown…
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