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Early Season Disease and Nematode Threats, You get one chance

Bob KemeraitEarly-Season Disease and Nematode Threats, You Get One ChanceWhen asked about their disease management program, growers will likely focus on the fungicides thatthey will use over the course of a season to protect their crop from leaf spot, white mold, and possibly afew other diseases such as Rhizoctonia limb…
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Weed Update April 2020

Prowl/Field Corn, Valor/Grain Sorghum, and Balance Bean Herbicide (Prostko) Got a few reoccurring questions over the last week, so I thought I would share a few thoughts with you: 1) I have heard that a few field corn growers have been reluctant to apply Prowl POST in field corn due…
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Row Crop Disease Update From Dr. Kemerait

Though we are still generally early in the season, there are a few things I want to make sure that you are aware of. (Dangling prepositions bother me, but not enough to fix them.) We have been allowed to continue our survey of kudzu old growth/regrowth in Georgia.  Last week…
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Row Crop Disease Update

Planting season is upon us and critical decisions with regards to season-long disease and nematode control must be made before the furrow is closed.  I’ll be sending you frequent updates regarding disease and nematode considerations. For now, there are 3, wait, 4 critical issues, as I see them.  Nematode management…
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Pecan Budbreak Update

Young Trees Pecan Budmoth – Adults overwinter under bark scales then start laying eggs in the Spring. Eggs hatch in about 6 days and the larvae then feed on buds and leaves. The tips of the leaves may look necrotic or burned. They stay in larvae stage for 2 weeks,…
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