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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 2/25/2021

In this issue: Current SituationOat Disease Situation2021 Using Pesticide Wisely Trainings2021 Spray Application Equipment and Technology SurveyNew Paraquat Training RequirementsWhat about using sulfur in peanut fungicide programs??Why seasonal climate forecasts aren’t always accurate? By Pam KnowHow do I fertilize my home pecansTifton Bull TestUGA Cover Crop Research Survey Current Situation: …
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2021 UGA Peanut Production Guides

The 2021 UGA Peanut Production Guides are available for growers, retailers and consultants. These guides have up to date information on varieties. This year, the guide has been split into three different sections that include Agronomics, Pest Management and Peanut Rx. They are available below.
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2021 Using Pesticide Wisely Trainings

Hello, Information about Using Pesticide Wisely Trainings have just been released and is discussed below.  The announcement about the UPW trainings can be obtained Below. AUXIN TRAINING REQUIREMENTS – GEORGIA 2021 Engenia, FeXapan, Tavium, XtendiMax All applicators driving the tractor/sprayer applying these herbicides must attend Using Pesticides Wisely during 2021…
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Nematode Resistant Cotton Varieties?

Southern rootknot nematodes has been a challenge for Colquitt County cotton producers. According to Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist, an estimated 60 to 70 percent of Georgia’s cotton fields are infested with at least one species of damaging nematodes. In a recent statewide survey of cotton fields (nearly 1800…
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Aphids in small grain

I have been getting questions about aphid thresholds in oats and other small grains. Growers or scouts should inspect fields 25-35 days after planting, full tiller, and heading. Yield-reducing transmission of Barley Yellow Dwarf virus can occur during the first two periods; transmission at heading is too late to reduce…
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