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Late-Season Applications of Glyphosate and Weed Seed Production

    Late-Season Applications of Glyphosate and Weed Seed Production (Prostko) Now that many growers are finishing up with field corn harvest, I have been getting lots of questions about the potential effects of late-season applications of glyphosate on the production of weed seed. Very glad to see that growers/agents…
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Virtual Grassmaster’s Series and Forage updates.

Grassmaster’s The GrassMasters program is a 7-week long series of educational workshops that focus on forage production. Workshops will be held virtually every Monday beginning November 2nd. This program is an INTRODUCTION to forage production systems and is highly recommended for new producers. Please see the attached flyer and link…
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Late Season Peanut Disease Management

PEANUTS: 1. Three weeks to go until you are projected to dig the peanuts and little-or-no disease in the field? I wouldn’t put out any more fungicides unless there is threat of a hurricane or tropical storm. If you are three of more weeks out and on your last spray…
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On Farm Peanut Variety Trial Field Meeting

Tuesday September 22nd at 9am we will be having an in person field meeting at 442 Peachtree Rd Fitzgerald Ga. This meeting will be at our On Farm Peanut Variety Trial located on Kenny Ray Davis’s Farm. This trial has 5 different peanut varieties including Ga 06, Ga 16 HO,…
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Row Crop Disease Update for Cotton and Peanuts

By Bob Kemerait Peanut Rust has been found in multiple counties over the past week. Point:  many peanut growers STILL have 2 (or more) fungicide applications to go and they should (at least in SW District) factor PREVENTATIVE management of peanut rust in the equation. From Dr. Albert Culbreath: A…
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Spider Mites and Critical Insect Management Time in Peanut

By: Mark Abney We knew they were coming, and now they are here. The calls, emails, and texts have started to roll in reporting peanut fields in Georgia infested with two spotted spider mites. Finding mite infestations early, choosing an effective miticide, and applying the miticide correctly are critically important…
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Peanut Maturity Sampling

It is getting close to time to start checking peanut maturity. So here is a reminder of how to pull a sample for maturity checking. Remember a peanut hull scrape maturity check will be as accurate as the sample that you take. Pull or dig up at least 5 to…
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