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September 2015

  • Crop Overview/Harvest Outlook

    Here is the 2015 Pecan Crop Overview/Harvest Outlook from Dr. Lenny Wells, With harvest already started on Pawnee, pecan growers will soon be in the heat of the battle to get the crop harvested and sold. With that in mind, I wanted to offer this overview of how the crop looks to this point and our current…

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  • I wanted to share cotton defoliation information/charts that I distributed at our cotton defoliation meeting on August 18, 2015.  The first chart list rainfree periods required for various defoliant products.  Please call if you have additional questions. Cotton Defoliation Handout (8-18-15)          

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  • Below is a great article from Dr. Lenny Wells concerning sprayer coverage in our pecan orchards For those of you who may have missed the GPGA Field Day in Byron, GA last week, I wanted to share with you what I consider one of the most clear-cut demonstrations of sprayer coverage I have ever seen.…

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  • Asian soybean rust has finally been found in Georgia in 2015.  The disease was found on soybean leaves from sentinel plots in Attapulgus, Decatur County.  Asian soybean rust has been slow to develop in Georgia and Alabama this year, but has been found scattered throughout Mississippi. Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist “Any soybeans…

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