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Calculating 2014 PLC Peanut Payment Rate

I have had a lot of questions recently concerning possible peanut payments for the 2014 peanut crop. The Marketing Year Average (MYA) price for peanuts is calculated from August 1 – July 31 using National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) prices.  That being said, we are about 75% of the way through the…
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EPA Denies Counter 20G use on Cotton in 2015

Dr. Kemerait received official word from the Georgia Department of Agriculture that the EPA has denied the request to use Counter 20G on cotton. (It is still legal on field corn) The reason given basically says that use on cotton would exceed the appropriate amount for the “risk cup” for terbufos (active ingredient) in…
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Current Field Corn Weed Control

Dr. Prostko has provided the information below about corn weed control during this wet and rainy period:   The rainy weather this week has delayed many postemergence herbicide applications in field corn.   Consequently, growers will be forced to make some tough decisions when the weather clears. Here are a few things to…
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New Bulloch County Ag News Blog

I am going to attempt to start a blog that will contain timely row crop production information. I think this will enable faster and more efficient communication with producers and other clients. If we can improve the speed of communication, hopefully you will be able to make a quicker decision…
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