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November expected to be warmer and wetter than normal

The November outlook for climate across the United States is out and shows that the Southeast has a high probability of having above normal temperatures and precipitation for the month as a whole.  You can view these maps along with 3 month outlooks at the Climate Prediction Center website http://www.cpc.noaa.gov/.   
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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…
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Cotton Defoliation Charts – 2015

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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Sprayer Coverage in Pecan Orchards

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…
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Soybean rust found in Southwest GA

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…
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Soybean Weed Control

The soybeans in the picture without any pigweed were managed the following way: 1) Started out clean. 2) Used 2 residual herbicides (1 PRE + 1 POST).  For RR soybeans, look to Boundary or Dual Magnum or Warrant – PRE followed by Roundup + Reflex or Prefix (Reflex + Dual Magnum) –…
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Southeastern Hay Contest

MAJOR EXPANSION OF THE SE HAY CONTEST MOULTRIE, GA – Hay and baleage producers in the Southeast could earn major prizes in this year’s Southeastern Hay Contest at the Sunbelt Ag Expo. The 2015 SE Hay Contest is presented by Massey Ferguson. As a result of Massey Ferguson’s sponsorship and…
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UGA Cooperative Extension To Host Grazing School

CARROLLTON, GA – UGA Extension will host the Georgia Grazing School on September 15 – 16, 2015 at the Carroll Co. Agri-Center in Carrollton, GA. This two-day workshop will focus on soil fertility, forage crop establishment, plant growth, animal nutrient requirements, and management-intensive grazing. Training will take place in both…
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