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2021 Preliminary Wheat Variety OVT and Wheat Production Guide.

If you are interested in the 2021 Wheat OVT data it is available at the link below. 2021 Preliminary Wheat Info at this link   https://swvt.uga.edu/content/dam/caes-subsite/statewide-variety-testing/docs/performance-trials/2021/Winter-20-21-Preliminary-Results.pdf UGA Wheat Production Guide from last year has lots of useful info and is at this link https://grains.caes.uga.edu/content/dam/caes-subsite/grains/docs/wheat/2020-2021-Wheat-Production-Guide.pdf If you have any questions please contact…
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Grain Sorghum (aka Milo) Update

Rome Ethridge, Interim UGA Grains and Soybean Agronomist Anthracnose disease is jumping in our later planted Grain Sorghum this week. It’s a disease that is often not too bad but can move quickly and cause yield loss. Some folks reporting that it wasn’t visible at all a week ago but…
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Updated Crop Comparison Tool — May 2021

Amanda Smith, UGA Ag Economist, has updated the row crop comparison tool on the Extension Ag Economics Budgets web page. The May update includes increased commodity prices, updated crop insurance prices and higher fuel and fertilizer prices. Row Crop Comparison Tool May 2021 Strip Till Row Crop Comparison Tool May…
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What about Fusarium Head Blight??

Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) has been a topic of discussion with growers, consultants and retailers over the last week. Growers need to monitor the stage of development of their wheat crop over the next few weeks in order to make fungicide application decisions. The stage of development of the area…
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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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Tan Spot in Wheat

I have received a question or two about Tan Spot (formerly Helminthosporium) in local wheat. Tan spot has been noticed in a few area wheat fields and these fields range from boot to early heading stage of development (Week of April 4, 2020). The pictures below are examples of Tan…
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