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Bulloch County On-Farm Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial

The Bulloch County Extension On-Farm Irrigated RR Corn Variety Trial results have been added to the UGA Extension – Bulloch County website and can be viewed by clicking HERE. Go down page and look under Bulloch County Research Trials – 2022. Thanks to Michael Smith and seed companies (AgriGold, AgraTech,…
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Peanut Maturity Profile

Peanut harvest will be here before you know it and I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some important things that need to be done before the initial harvest begins. An initial Hull-Scrape Profile is recommended to determine maturity and a digging date.If you would like…
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Target Spot in Cotton

I identified some target spot in a few irrigated cotton fields in the county this afternoon (August 2) that were in the fourth week of bloom. I know that it is currently HOT and DRY, but past rain events in some locations (and irrigation), humidity and good cotton growth in…
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Areolate Mildew in Cotton

I saw some areolate mildew in cotton at 5th week of bloom earlier today in Bulloch County (Figure 1). The best management of areolate mildew is with judicious and timely fungicide applications. Cotton can be effected by areolate mildew until within four weeks of defoliation. When defoliation reaches 25% or…
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Diuron Herbicide Under EPA Review

I am sure by now you have heard that diuron herbicide is under review by the EPA. Access to diuron herbicide is in danger of being lost. Click HERE to view a letter of support (Dr. Stanley Culpepper has written a document that counter’s the EPA’s argument) for the value…
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Cotton and Peanut Issues

Cotton The cotton aphid fungus is showing up in cotton fields in Bulloch County – finally. Please view comments below provided by Dr. Phillip Roberts about stink bug management in cotton: Southern green and brown stink bugs are the two most common stink bugs infesting Georgia cotton. Both have sucking…
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Aphids in Cotton

Cotton aphid numbers were slow to get started this year, but have been increasing rapidly over the last couple of weeks. Aphids generally build to moderate/high numbers and eventually crash due to a naturally occurring fungus. This fungal epizootic typically occurs in our area in early/mid-July. Once the aphid fungus…
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