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Cobra or Ultra Blazer for Large Pigweed – Prostko

What are my thoughts about controlling large pigweed in peanuts with Cobra or Ultra Blazer? 1) I do not have a preference between Cobra or Ultra Blazer if the pigweed plants are 2″-4″ tall. 2) I do prefer Cobra over Ultra Blazer when plants get bigger than that. But, I…
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Pigweed at Burndown? By Dr. Prostko

Pigweed At Burndown? (Prostko) I received this picture from a grower yesterday who was about to burndown with some Roundup (before looking in the field).  This field was treated with a Roundup + 2,4-D combo several weeks ago (but no residual).  Two main takeaways here:  1) always a great idea…
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Preplant Burndown Update (Prostko)

Some responses to a few common questions this week about preplant burndowns: 1)  What is the plant-back restriction for field corn following an application of 2,4-D? Plant-back restrictions for field corn after a burndown application of 2,4-D are 7 days (16 oz/A) or 10-14 days (>16 oz/A) 2) If a…
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Weed Control Update – July 16th

Weed Control Update – July 16 (Prostko) A few things to consider based upon what I am seeing and hearing in the field: 1) Field corn harvest is just about to start or will start soon depending upon the county.  Growers who have annual morningglory problems might want to consider…
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Peanut Weed Update May 23rd

Peanut Weed Control Update for May 23 (Prostko) A few things to think about in regards to peanut weed control given the current weather conditions: 1)  Rainfall events on Mother’s Day Weekend (May 9-13) caused some Valor related peanut problems in many areas of south Georgia (Figure 1).  Since I…
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Thoughts on Cotton Weed Control

Thoughts on cotton weed control… Jeremy Kichler Colquitt County Agent BURNDOWN: Palmer amaranth must not be emerged when planting, regardless of cotton cultivar planted. Standard programs using Valor (before Palmer emergence), Direx, and Gramoxone + Direx are advised. Dicamba or 2,4-D would be beneficial for primrose, horseweed, and radish (2,4-D…
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Pecan Update: Pre-Pollination

Pecan Update: Pre-Pollination – Andrew Sawyer Wilcox County ANR Agent Apr 19, 2019 Catkin (male flower) production has been pretty heavy so far. A large catkin crop does not guarantee a large production of flowers, but most times we have heavy catkin production, we do have some flowers. I had…
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Pasture/Hayfield Winter Weed Control

Pasture/Hayfield Winter Weed Control By Andrew Sawyer – Wilcox County ANR Agent Feb 14, 2019 This is the time of the year we need to be applying post-emergent herbicides to our pastures and hayfields for winter weeds. If we have issues with crabgrass, we generally wait until the first of…
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