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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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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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Thinking about using a grass herbicide such as Select Max (clethodim) for burndown? Have you seen any data suggesting this is a wise decision? (Culpepper and Prostko)

Interestingly there is a lot of buzz about using grass herbicides to burndown small grain cover crops and annual ryegrass. Most of the conversations also include tank-mixing the grass herbicide with 2,4-D or dicamba and applying as a March/April burndown. Prior to making the effort and spending a significant amount…
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