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  • There will be a peanut maturity clinic at Candler Peanut in Register on Thursday, September 15. The clinic will be from 8:30 am till 12:00 pm. Please bring your samples if you would like them placed on the maturity profile board. Be sure to get a representative peanut sample from the field. Lift at least five plants…

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  • The Ogeechee Peanut Maturity Clinic scheduled for tomorrow morning, Friday, September 2, has been cancelled due to the projected adverse weather conditions expected from storm Hermine. This clinic has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, September 6 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

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  • Asian soybean rust has been found on soybean leaves from the soybean rust sentinel plot in Bulloch County.  Currently, growers across the Coastal Plain of Georgia can expect soybean rust to be present.  It has been slow to develop, but is now moving within fields and through the area more quickly.   Any soybeans that have reached…

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  • 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 harvest begins. An initial Hull-Scrape Profile is recommended to determine maturity and a digging date. There will be peanut maturity clinics at Ogeechee Peanut on September 2,…

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  • Please refer to earlier post for date, time and location of the UGA East GA Extension Agronomist interviews. Mr. Mark Freeman’s session will be held at RJ’s Seafood tomorrow, Tuesday, August 30 at 12:00 pm. Lunch will be served.

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  • Please view the results in the table below for the irrigated corn variety trial that was done at Jay Clarke’s Farm. Thanks to Jay and the seed companies (DeKalb, Dyna-Gro, Mycogen and Pioneer) for their support of this corn research effort.

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  • The continued hot and dry weather is not ideal for many things, but spider mites love it. I continue to find additional spider mite infestations in more and more of the dryland peanut fields that I visit. The dry corners in pivot fields are also harboring mites. The extended hot and dry weather is allowing the spider…

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  • The decision to terminate insect controls can be challenging in some fields but a few basic considerations will assist in that decision.  When evaluating a field a grower must first identify the last boll population which will significantly contribute to yield (bolls which you plan to harvest).  In some situations the last population of bolls…

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  • The annual Midville Research Field Day will be held on Wednesday, August 24. Registration begins at 9:00 am and concludes with lunch. Please refer to flyer below.

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  • Please refer to previous post for date, time and location of the UGA East GA Extension Agronomist interviews. Mr. Wade Parker’s session will be held at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture on Monday, August 15 at 12:00 pm. Lunch will be served.

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