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Cotton

  •   In this issue: “Three Way” Defoliation Rates and Defoliant Rainfast USDA Cotton Varieties Planted in 2017 Diplodia Collar Rot in Peanuts UGA Recommended Wheat Varieties for Fall Planting, 2017-2018 “Three Way” Defoliation Rates and Defoliant Rainfast: I have been receiving a question or two about the rates for the “’three way” and how rainfast…

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  • cotton 9 1 2017

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  • 2017 UGA Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day (Schedule) FINAL

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  • Thursday August 31 at 12:00 PM Please RSVP for Lunch 229-616-7455

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  • Colquitt County Cotton Defoliation and Peanut Harvest Update!! The Colquitt County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a cotton defoliation and peanut harvest update for area growers on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at noon.  This update will be held at the Colquitt County Extension office and will be sponsored by Adama.  Drs. Jared Whitaker, UGA Cotton…

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  • Friday Morning August 4, 2017  Colquitt County Ag Complex 10:00Am UGA Entomologist Phillip Roberts will be discussing White Fly & Stink Bug Management Light Refreshments provided by NICHINO

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  • Variety selection is one of the most important steps in cotton production.  Dr. Jared Whitaker, UGA Cotton Agronomist, discussed variety information at the Colquitt County cotton production meeting a few weeks ago.  Below is information on variety performance over the last two years from 44 locations around the state. Below is cotton variety performance from…

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  • Tips on Cotton Defoliation

    At the cotton defoliation meeting that was held last week at the Colquitt County Extension office, Jared Whitaker brought up some good points to consider for this upcoming cotton harvest season. Defoliation Timing: Cotton defoliation is a sensitive process. For a successful harvest, defoliation must be carefully timed and carried out. Poor defoliation can lower…

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  • This time of year county agents and consultants receive questions about PGR management in cotton.  Below is a chart, from Dr. Jared Whitaker UGA Cotton Agronomist, that is designed to assist growers with PGR applications in cotton from a variety standpoint. Many factors are associated with PGR strategies other than variety and should be considered…

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