Ben Hill County Ag

Meeting Schedule set for 2019 Extension Ag Meetings.

Extension Weed Meeting                            Tue Jan. 8, 2019 8:00 am              Morehead Store Irwinville, GA Extension Peanut Production Meeting   Tue. Jan. 29, 2019 8:00 am          Morehead Store Irwinville, GA Extension Cotton Production Meeting   Tue. Feb. 5, 2019 8:00 am            Morehead Country Store Irwinville,  Extension Disease Meeting                         Thu….
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Dicamba Registration Update

Dicamba Registration Update (Culpepper) Agents, please refer below to last nights (Oct 31, 2018) EPA press release regarding dicamba registration for 2019 and 2020.  Additionally, MAKE SURE you attend the weed science training Prostko has set up in Tifton on December 5.  In addition to our normal training approach, we will have two…
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Grass Control Reductions in Peanut in 2018?

Reductions in Grass Control in 2018? (Prostko) Getting plenty of calls about perceived reductions in grass control after applications of ACC-ase inhibiting herbicides, such as Select (clethodim) or Poast (sethoxydim), have been applied.  Some folks first reaction to this “lack” of control is that we suddenly have widespread ACC-ase resistance. …
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Peanut Herbicide/Fungicide Tank Mixtures

  Rain delays and/or late planting have resulted in continual inquiries about peanut herbicide + fungicide tank-mixes and their potential effects on weed control and crop injury. UGA will never be able to adequately address all concerns with 90,000+ potential tank-mixtures in peanuts.   Here is a quick review of some of the published data:…
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Cotton Weed Control June Update

Cotton weed control (Culpepper) Weather has certainly challenged the management program. The intense and often overwhelming rainfall in recent weeks has greatly limited our ability to be timely with weed management programs throughout Georgia. Below are a few discussion points to address common questions/concerns. 1. Preemergence (PRE) herbicides in 2018…
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3 Common Questions from Turner County Agent

3 Common Questions By Will Gay Turner County Ag Agent Mar 15, 2018   See questions below What is the mixing order for different formulations? Answer: From first to last: Wettable Powders—Dispersible Granules—Flowables—Emulsifiable Concentrates—Solutions. If you do not know what these formulations mean, I would encourage you to look them…
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