Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Changes in Store for Users of Dicamba Technology

The following label changes were made to ensure that these products can continue to be used effectively while addressing potential concerns to surrounding crops and plants: Dicamba registration decisions for 2019-2020 growing season Two-year registration (until December 20, 2020). Only certified applicators may apply dicamba over the top (anyone applying…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 10-29-2018

Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 10/29/18   In this Issue:   Disaster Relief Resources for Farmers and Producers Assessing Hurricane and Tornado Storm Damaged Forest Stands Georgia Pesticide Waste Clean Day Cotton Nematode Samples Agriculture Disaster Assistance Info Session for Producers   Hurricanes and other weather events can be especially…
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    Cotton Nematode Samples  With cotton harvest having started, it is time to take cotton nematode samples. In order to have a good representation of nematode populations within a field, predictive nematode samples should be taken in late fall usually just after cotton has been harvested which would be…
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Georgia Pesticide Waste Clean Day Event

Georgia Pesticide Waste Clean Day Event Sunbelt Ag Expo Moultrie, GA. November 14,2018 9am-3pm Georgia Clean Day is a program that gives everyone an opportunity to discard old, unusable, or cancelled pesticides to a hazardous waste contractor for disposal. Pesticides in leaking containers or disposed of improperly may cause environmental…
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A few comments on cotton defoliation in 2018 with a limited supply of Thidiazuron (Whitaker and Freeman)

Many around the state are concerned about the limited availability of thidiazuron and how that will affect cotton defoliation in 2018. Thidiazuron (TDZ) is a key component of many cotton defoliation tank mix and is excellent at preventing regrowth after defoliation. Below are our thoughts and suggestions on the issue….
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