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  • Peanuts- What does warm weather with sporadic rains and humid conditions mean? It is very favorable for white mold growth. According to Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist, it is time to be aggressive and stop white mold spreading NOW! He goes on to say “this requires deploying a top white mold fungicide at…

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  • Southern Corn Rust is a fungal disease caused by the fungus Puccinia Polysora. Southern Corn Rust is DIFFERENT than regular corn rust. You can identify Southern Corn Rust by the orange to tan pustules that occur in clusters on the upper leaf surfaces. When you walk through a field of corn with rust pustules the orangish…

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  • Burke County peanut growers planted around 19,436 acres of peanuts in 2023.  According to estimates our peanut acres increased about 8%.  Early in the growing season growers begin to evaluate the plant stand they have achieved to help finalize how they plan to manage for the rest of the season.  An optimum plant stand for…

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  • The following information came from Dr. Erik Prostko, UGA Weed Science Specialist A few things to chew on:  1) I have gotten many questions about tank-mixing Roundup + Liberty for weed control in field corn.  Check out this picture from my 2024 plots (May 6).  No real difference in weed control between 22 oz/A or…

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  • The Information below came from Dr. Simer Virk, UGA Precision Ag Specialist. If you have any questions or need clarification, call your county extension agent. In Burke County that number is 706-554-2119. Below are some useful formulas to determine seeding rate, seed spacing, number of seeds per foot or assess emerged plant population based on…

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  • When was the last time you pulled a water sample on that water you fill the spray rig with? Do you have any idea what the pH is of the water you put in the spray tank? Most likely the well at “the shop” has a very different pH than the deep well for the…

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