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EPA Petition to Revoke Registrations for Certain Organophosphate Uses 

A NGO group is currently petitioning the US EPA to revoke all food use tolerances for the organophosphate class of chemistry. The petitioners request that the Agency revoke all tolerances and cancel all associated registrations for food uses of the following organophosphate pesticides (OPs): Acephate, Densulide, Chlorethoxyfos, Chlorpyrifos-methyl, Diazinon, Dichlorvos,…
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Questions of the Week… August 13, 2022

Colquitt County Cotton Defoliation and Peanut Harvest Meeting will be held on September 6, 2022 at noon. The meeting will be held at the Colquitt County Extension office in Moultrie. Drs. Camp Hand and Scott Monfort will be the keynote speakers. Cotton: Whitefly has been the topic of discussion again…
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Corn Harvest is Here….

Corn producers are beginning to harvest their crop in Colquitt County, and so far I have been hearing some good yields (220 bu +). This corn crop has seen its fair share of difficulties due to a period of hot, dry weather followed by a very rainy weather pattern. We’re hoping…
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2022 Georgia Corn Production Contest

The Georgia Corn Production Contest (High Yield) is designed to recognize the State’s growers whoproduce high yields, and to gather valuable extension data regarding production practices necessary to obtain those yields.Any Georgia corn grower is eligible to enter the contest. A grower may make more than one entry, andare encouraged…
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Colquitt County Extension Ag Update 6/13/22

Current Situation:  The cotton crop ranges from just planted to second week of squaring.  Cotton growers are applying herbicides and fertilizer to crop.  Peanut growers are applying cracking sprays to try to clean up weeds.  The corn crop ranges from VT (Tassel) to R2 (Blister) stage of development.  Southern rust…
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