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UGA Cotton Newsletter May 2022

Articles in this month’s issue include:1. Early Season Growth and Canopy Development (John Snider, Gurpreet Virk, Ved Parkash, andCamp Hand)2. Herbicides and Dusting in Cotton can be a Mighty Challenge! (Stanley Culpepper)3. In-field Planter Considerations (Simer Virk and Wes Porter)4. Weather and Climate Outlook for May 2022 and Beyond (Pam…
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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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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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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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