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Updated Crop Comparison Tool — May 2021

Amanda Smith, UGA Ag Economist, has updated the row crop comparison tool on the Extension Ag Economics Budgets web page. The May update includes increased commodity prices, updated crop insurance prices and higher fuel and fertilizer prices. Row Crop Comparison Tool May 2021 Strip Till Row Crop Comparison Tool May…
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Questions of the week (Memorial Day)…

Current Situation: Happy Memorial Day! The majority of the cotton and peanut crop is planted. Corn is reaching critical moisture requirements as the crop is approaching tassel and pollination. Peanut growers are asking about cracking spray options. Cotton growers are starting to apply weed control and thrips pressure has been…
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Peanut Cracking Sprays

 I have had a few questions about cracking spray treatments on peanut. Below are a few words from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Weed Specialist on this subject. Peanut growers should now be evaluating the success of their PRE weed control programs and deciding on the need for early postemergence or…
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Irrigation Tips…

Dr. Wes Porter, UGA Irrigation Specialist, has provided a few tips on irrigation.  As we all know we are predicted to have some extremely high temperatures over the next week or so, and are not predicted to receive any rainfall in the “long-term” forecast. He has compiled some recommendations and…
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