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Peanut Maturity Checks

Peanut maturity checks are starting soon! It is that time of year again. Some acres are starting to approach the 120-130 day range. For Ga 06Gs 140-150 tends to be the average for days to maturity. If yours are getting close and you want to have them checked just let…
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Does 2,4-DB Reduce Sicklepod Seed Production?

By Eric Prostko Had a peanut grower ask me if 2,4-DB applied to large sicklepod plants would have any effect on seed production.  A quick review of the literature would suggest that 2,4-DB applications made at the initial flower to peak flower stages of growth will cause significant reductions in…
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PGR Rainfest

PGR Rainfast Aug 3, 2018   Cotton is moving along as many of us county agents were at the National Association of County Agents meeting last week in Chattanooga. It was raining up there about as much as it was here. This can cause an issue with our PGR applications…
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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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Row Crop Disease Update

Weather across most of Georgia, hot with better-than-even chance of rain, remains perfect for development and spread of fungal diseases in our row crops.   Southern corn rust arrived very late, but is spread across the Coastal Plain of the state.  Southern corn leaf blight and northern corn leaf have…
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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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Pro Gibb Application for Black Aphid Management in Pecans

Pro Gibb Applications for Black Aphid Jul 9, 2018 | Written by Lenny Wells Black aphid nymphs and feeding damage For those battling black aphids and considering using Pro Gibb to prevent the damage caused by this insect, applications should begin in mid July and continue for a total of 3-4 sprays. Pro…
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Bermuda Stem Maggot Starting to Show up

Just a reminder, the use of a pyrethroid labeled for forage use around 10 days after the previous cutting appears to be the best strategy for control. Sometimes a second application 10 days later will be beneficial, particularly if the forage is growing more slowly. Some formulations add residual control…
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