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Weekly Update 4/30/21

Dicamba Label Update… On April 26, 2021 the U.S. EPA declined Georgia’s 24(C) XtendiMax label request that would have improved grower flexibility when applying this herbicide. Thus, all XtendiMax applications must follow requirements in accordance with the federal label. UGA is committed and excited to work with the GDA and…
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Questions of the Week… April 23, 2021

Topics this week includes infurrow treatments for cotton and peanut. Nitrogen applications and weed control in corn. Thoughts on cotton weed control… BURNDOWN: Palmer amaranth must not be emerged when planting, regardless of cotton cultivar planted.    Standard programs using Valor (before Palmer emergence), Direx, and Gramoxone + Direx are advised….
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What is going on this week? April 16, 2021

Topics this week include sulfur fertilization in corn, tissue sampling in corn, summer annual forages, sampling baleage and lawn burweed. How can I take the paraquat test? Before  mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat, new labels require the completion of on-line training https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-worker-safety/paraquat-dichloride-training-certified-applicators approved by the U.S. EPA.  Thanks to the National…
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2021 Virtual Corn & Soybean Production Meeting

The 2021 UGA Virtual Corn and Soybean Production Meeting is offered below. This meeting has been broken down into individual presenters and their presentations which are all offered below. Corey Bryant discusses agronomic considerations, common problems and offers keys to high yield corn and soybean production UGA Precision Ag Specialist…
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Tips on Corn!!!!

Nitrogen Management: Apply 25 to 30 percent of the projected nitrogen needs before or at planting. The remaining nitrogen can be applied sidedress and/or injected through the center pivot systems (fertigation). If all the nitrogen is applied with ground equipment, apply 50 to 75 pounds per acre at or before…
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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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Row Crop Planter Checklist

Drs. Wes Porter and Simer Virk, UGA Extension, put together a great row crop planter checklist for growers to use. Planting represents a critical field operation in row crop production. Correct planter setup and maintenance can reduce downtime in the field while ensuring optimum seeding performance during planting, which generally…
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