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Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait

Considerations for now: In Georgia, at least south of the “Gnat Line”, we had a fairly mild 2021-2022 winter.  Regrowth cotton and volunteer peanuts and corn survived longer than was helpful and fed the nematodes that didn’t want to go to bed for the winter because soils were warm enough…
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Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait

Row Crop Disease Update KemeraitThe severe weather threat many of us will be under this week has significant implications for our row crop growers, ESPECIALLY our cotton growers. Yes, it is early enough in April that I know most cotton growers in the state have not begun to plant yet….
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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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Georgia Grain News 1-25-22

By Rome Ethredge Oat disease Looking at some Oats being grown for grain this week, I’m seeing treatable levels of weeds and aphids in some fields and some Leaf Blotch disease (aka Drechslera leaf spot) developing. This is pretty common on oats in the winter and according to Dr. Alfredo…
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2022 Ben Hill Extension Meeting Schedule

Hello, I am pleased to announce we will once again have in-person production meetings for the 2022 season. We have scheduled meeting with UGA specialist on topics listed below. Pesticide credits will be available for both private and commercial applicators. If you would like to attend any of these meetings…
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