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2021 UGA Cotton Production Meetings

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, production meetings this year will be strictly virtual. The following is from the UGA Cotton Team: The University of Georgia Cotton Team would like to invite you to attend our annual cotton county production meetings virtually.  Specialists from the University of Georgia Extension Cotton…
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2021 UGA Corn/Soybean Production Meetings

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, production meetings this year will be strictly virtual. The following is from the UGA Grains Team: The University of Georgia Grains Team would like to invite you to attend our annual corn and soybean county production meetings virtually. Specialist from the University of Georgia…
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2021 UGA Peanut Production Meetings

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, production meetings this year will be strictly virtual. The following is from the UGA Peanut Team: The University of Georgia Peanut Team would like to invite you to attend our annual peanut county production meetings virtually.  Specialists from the University of Georgia Extension Peanut…
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Cotton and Peanut Update (08/14/2020)

Cotton Target spot is showing up in places pretty heavy. This is not a disease that we spray for every year, but it might be necessary in certain fields this time. Here is an excerpt from Dr. Bob Kemerait: Growers should consider protecting their cotton crop from target spot between…
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Dicamba Update and Weed Control Solutions

From Dr. Stanley Culpepper: Dicamba (A. S. Culpepper). On June 8, the U.S. EPA released critical information on Engenia, Fexapan, and XtendiMax. The entire release can be found at https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-offers-clarity-farmers-light-recent-court-vacatur-dicamba-registrations Please visit the website for details; however, below are the details of the order: “Details of the Order EPA’s order…
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Peanut and Corn Update (5/28/2020)

Corn Some of our earliest corn is at R1 (silking) stage and we have a lot approaching tassel as well. I have been looking for a few things in particular while walking fields: 1) foliar pathogens such as northern corn leaf blight and definitely southern rust and 2) stink bugs….
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Frequently Asked Questions about Peanut Seed Quality

The following is from UGA Extension Plant Pathologist, Dr. Bob Kemerait:  Why are we so worried about seed and seedling diseases on peanut this year?  Answer: Seed quality and seedling diseases are ALWAYS a concern; however they are, perhaps, a more urgent problem this year because A) conditions at harvest…
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