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Row Crop Update June 22nd

Update by Bob Kemerait Southern rust has been found in Lee County, so we are beginning to see a move north.  Conditions this week- hot with good chance of rain should be near-perfect for spread of southern rust.  I looked at a sample last week of rust from Ben Hill…
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Peanut Planting Update May 8th

I know everyone is getting bombarded with questions about the weather and planting.   Soil temps around the state are in the high 60’s to high 70’s. The soil should be buffered from a few hours of cold temperatures during the night time as long as we are warming back…
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Row Crop Disease Update May 8th

By: Dr. Kemerait Planting time is always a stressful period for growers.  There are so many tasks to be accomplished, from equipment maintenance and calibration to readying fields, from deciding on products to use for pest management to spreading fertilizer and applying herbicides. Planting times is simply tough on a…
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Successful Spring Garden Tips

Spring Gardens With many people having extra time at home this year gardens are becoming very popular. There are many important factors in having a successful home garden. Here are some tips and advice on how to keep your plants happy and healthy. Your garden’s site location is very important….
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Row Crop Disease Update April 29th

 Why are we so worried about seed and seedling diseases on peanut this year?  Answer: Seed quality and seedling diseases are ALWAYS a concern for our growers; however they are, perhaps, a more urgent problem this year because A) conditions at harvest and during storage in 2019-2020 have predisposed the…
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Row Crop Disease Update Dr. Kemerait

 Thanks to strong efforts from Dr. Joe “The Man” LaForest with Bugwood and Tracey Vellidis, we now have an automated version of “Peanut Rx 2020” on the UGA Peanut Extension website.  I will be putting the current Industry Peanut Rx programs up there as well.  A tremendous “thanks” to Joe…
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Anthem Flex Receives Peanut Label (Prostko)

Anthem Flex Receives Peanut Label (Prostko) Anthem Flex 4SE, from FMC,recently received full labeling for use in peanut.  Anthem Flex is a combination of pyroxasulfone (3.733 lbs/gal) and carfentrazone (0.267 lbs/gal).  I have been testing Anthem Flex for many years so there is lots of data supporting its use in GA. …
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Planter Considerations for Peak Performance

Planter Considerations for Peak PerformanceSimerjeet Virk, Research Engineer, Precision Ag & Machinery Systems, UGAWesley Porter, Extension Precision Ag and Irrigation Specialist, UGAFor growers who are planning to plant soon or in next few weeks, if they have not already done so for corn planting, this is the perfect time to…
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